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Dartmoor's Alluring Uplands


A striking and famous feature of the English landscape, Dartmoor is a beautiful place, with a sense of wildness and mystery. This book provides a new perspective on an important aspect of Dartmoor’s past. Its focus is transhumance: the seasonal transfer of grazing animals to different pastures.





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9780859898652 | Published: 2012
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9780859898645 | Published: 2012
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9780859899109 | Published: 2015
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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.





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9780859895163 | Published: 1996
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Exeter And Its Region


This volume provides authoritative and up-to-date accounts of the archaeology, history, economy and political structure of Devon and Exeter against the wider physical and biological background of the south-west peninsula as a whole.





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9780859897082 | Published: 2020
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Exeter's University

Tracing the development of the University of Exeter over the six decades
since it was granted its royal charter in 1955, this book tells the history
of the institution and its community. Includes interviews with leading university figures, contributions from former students, and a postscript looking to the future.




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9780859894432 | Published: 2018
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9781905816064 | Published: 2018
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9781905816088 | Published: 2018
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9781905816071 | Published: 2018
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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.





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9780859894357 | Published: 1996
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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.




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9780859894708 | Published: 2018
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9780859894999 | Published: 2019
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9780859895347 | Published: 2019
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From Deliverance To Destruction


This is a study of the city of Exeter during the Great Civil War of 1642-46; it offers a lively, immediate account of how one English city slid, inexorably, into the chaos of civil war. The main text is accompanied by a generous collection of transcripts from original seventeenth-century documents.





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9780859894784 | Published: 1996
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The Garden History Of Devon


A reference guide to historical sources for over 200 Devon gardens. It also provides an introduction for would-be garden historians on how to conduct garden research. Each entry begins with a brief section describing the garden's history, amplified by quotations from contemporary travellers and diarists.





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9780859894531 | Published: 1995
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Gentry Leaders In Peace And War


The strength of the government of Devon in the early seventeenth century lay in the quality of its leaders. They ruled together in harmony, free from rivalries, the influence of any powerful resident nobles and saved from religious conflicts. This book emphasizes this strength through a series of biographical studies.





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9780859895132 | Published: 1997
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The Geology Of Cornwall


The geology of Cornwall has been the subject of continuing investigation since the end of the seventeenth century. A literature of great historical interest exists, and this is analysed in this book alongside a wide-ranging review of the current position and assessments of the environmental consequences of rock and mineral exploitation.





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9780859894326 | Published: 1998
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9780859895293 | Published: 1998
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9780859899154 | Published: 2015
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