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Bayt Farhi and the Sephardic Palaces of Ottoman Damascus in the Late 18th and 19th Centuries


Lavishly illustrated with extensive colour photographs, plans, and reconstruction drawings the book brings to life for the first time the home environment of the lost elite Sephardic community of Ottoman Damascus. An essential resource for those studying the architecture, history, and culture of Syria and the Ottoman Empire. 255 col & 47 b/w illus.





 





Hardback    £74.00
9780897571005 | Published: 2018
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Charles Urban


Based on original research from Charles Urban’s own papers, this is the first biography of this influential film maker and innovator. A historical study of the development of the non-fiction film in Britain and America in the early years of cinema. Winner of the Kraszna-Krausz Moving Image Book Award 2014. 24 b&w illus. First time in paperback.





Paperback    £22.00
9780859892964 | Published: 2018
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Hardback    £60.00
9780859898829 | Published: 2013
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9780859899062 | Published: 2015
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9780859899857 | Published: 2015
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The Complete Martial Works of Fiore dei Liberi Flowers of Battle Vol 1


First in new four-part series presenting full-colour facsimiles, transcriptions and translations of the early 15th-century manuscripts by Fiore dei Libere The Flower of Battle, considered to be the father of Italian swordsmanship. Includes chapters on his life, students, patrons, and arms and armour in the Getty Manuscript. 190 illus., 90 in col.





Hardback    £100.00
9781937439187 | Published: 2018
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Concluding the Neolithic


The second half of the seventh millennium BC saw the previously affluent and dynamic Neolithic way of life end. The significant social and economic transformations of local communities, as shown in new patterns of architecture and burial practices, and in pottery manufacture. Sets the changes in context and discusses the impact in detail.





Paperback    £78.00
9781937040833 | Published: 2018
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Eighteenth-Century Brechtians


New in paperback. Eighteenth-Century Brechtians is a collection of essays by a well-known author on comic and radical political theatre.  It looks at stage satires by John Gay, Henry Fielding, George Farquhar, Charlotte Charke, David Garrick and their contemporaries through the lens of Brecht’s theory and practice.

 

 




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9780859893350 | Published: 2018
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Hardback    £55.00
9780859899970 | Published: 2016
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9780859892087 | Published: 2017
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9780859892155 | Published: 2017
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The Folklore of Cornwall


Piskies, mermaids, giants, and a revenant bridegroom: the stuff of legend. In the hands of skilled storytellers – the famed droll tellers of Cornwall – the result was magical. Considered in the context of narratives throughout Northern Europe, enchantment can be understood as well as enjoyed in this new way to look at Cornwall. 10b&w illus.





Hardback    £45.00
9780859894703 | Published: 2018
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Forms of Conflict


This is a full-length study of the representation of contemporary warfare on the British stage and investigates the strategies deployed by theatre practitioners in Britain as they meet the representational challenges posed by the ‘new wars’ of the global era.





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9780859899949 | Published: 2016
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Hardback    £65.00
9780859899932 | Published: 2016
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9780859891080 | Published: 2018
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9780859890830 | Published: 2018
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The Geology of Devon revd edn


This edition is not available yet.  Devon shows perhaps one of the most varied displays of geology in the British Isles. The Geology of Devon covers the geological development of the county and adjacent areas from Devonian times to the present day. 4 new chapters.  A new and completely revised edition of book first published in 1982.





Paperback    £25.00
9780859897051 | Published: 2018
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Hardback    £49.50
9780859897129 | Published: 2018
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The History of Phoenicia


The Phoenicians, celebrated navigators who invented the alphabet, have no published work telling their long, turbulent and sometimes mythical history.  Josette Elayi, a French academic specialising in Phoenicia, covers its rich history from origins to the conquest by Alexander the Great which ended its independence. First published in French.





 





Paperback    £32.00
9781937040819 | Published: 2018
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I methoni kai i istoria

Modon and History: Venice and Power. Modon is the name given by the Venetians to the town of Methoni, Messenia, in Greece. Will appeal to the general reader with an interest in Venice’s empire as well as to the academic historian. 592 col illus. Greek language text.




Hardback    £72.50
9786185209216 | Published: 2018
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