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A.L. Rowse And Cornwall


This gripping biographical study, published here for the first time in paperback, explores the immensely complicated relationship that existed between A.L. Rowse and his native Cornwall.





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9780859897983 | Published: 2007
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Hardback    £60.00
9780859897440 | Published: 2005
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9780859898966 | Published: 2015
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An American in Victorian Cambridge


"An American in Victorian Cambridge" is a richly detailed account of student life in the Cambridge of the 1840s. The rationale for the book, which is as appealing today as it was then, is that this is pre-eminently a book about an American student at an English university. In this new edition, some substantial additions have been made.





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9780859898256 | Published: 2008
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Hardback    £45.00
9780859898249 | Published: 2008
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9780859898980 | Published: 2015
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Arthurian Sites In The West


A completely new, revised and enlarged edition of this classic survey of monuments in South-West England associated with the stories of King Arthur and Knights of the Round Table: the castle of Tintagel, the great hill-fort of Cadbury in south Somerset, the ruined abbey at Glastonbury and Castle Dore in south Cornwall.





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9780859896764 | Published: 2002
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The Blood-Red Arab Flag


In a scholarly but accessible account founded on contemporary sources, illustrated with testimonies of eye-witnesses and participants, this book sets out to decide the controversial question of whether the Qawasim were in fact pirates after acquiring an enduring reputation as such during the years 1797-1820.





Hardback    £75.00
9780859895095 | Published: 1997
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Celluloid War Memorials


British Instructional Films was at the centre of a number of issues important to Britain and the Empire in the 1920s:  the memory and history of the Great War, national and imperial identities, the role of cinema as a shaper of attitudes and identities, power relations between Britain and the USA and the nature of popular culture as an international contest in its own right.





Hardback    £60.00
9780859899987 | Published: 2016
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PDF    £48.00
9780859890526 | Published: 2017
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9780859890823 | Published: 2017
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Circled With Stone


This is the most comprehensive study to date of the fortifications of an early modern English city. The culmination of some twenty years of archaeological and documentary research, it provides a richly detailed portrait of the ancient system of walls, towers and gates which ringed the city of Exeter during the Tudor and early Stuart periods.





Hardback    £65.00
9780859897273 | Published: 2003
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9780859899079 | Published: 2015
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The Cornish Overseas


The story of the migration of the Cornish people throughout the world is an epic. First and foremost a maritime land, with links to the greater world beyond these islands stretching back into prehistoric times, Cornwall has experienced waves of emigration throughout its long history. The Cornish Overseas details the global impact of the most recent of these waves – the ‘Great Emigration’ that lasted for a little more than a century from 1815 until the First World War and after.





Paperback    £20.00
9780859899994 | Published: 2015
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Early British Swimming 55BC-AD1719


In 1857 Everard Digby published the first scientific treatise on swimming – and one of the first on any modern sport. Nicholas Orme rehabilitates Digby as a pioneer of the history of sport. The book opens with a history of swimming in Britain from the Romans to the sixteenth century, which is followed by an account of Digby’s life and work.





Paperback    £20.00
9780859891349 | Published: 1983
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English Church Dedications


Forgotten after the Reformation, churches were revived on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries with many guesses and mistakes, resulting in numerous alterations. Part One surveys their history in England from Roman ties to the present day. Part Two is a list of all 800 ancient parish churches and religious houses in Cornwall and Devon.





Paperback    £15.99
9780859895163 | Published: 1996
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Faction And Faith


In this book, Anne Duffin draws upon new source material, combining national documents and local family collections with an analysis of churchwardens' accounts, borough records and over 350 wills. She challenges the view that Cornwall was naturally royalist and presents a picture of a politically-aware and religiously-splintered society.





Hardback    £47.50
9780859894357 | Published: 1996
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