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Roger Burt

Roger Burt is Professor Emeritus of Economic History at the University of Exeter. He has been a consultant to mining companies and government departments and contributes to radio programmes on mining related issues.

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The Cornish Mineral Industry

This book commemorates the work of Jack Trounson, who was one of the leading twentieth-century authorities on Cornish mining and the greatest exponent of its future potential. He had an unparalleled ability to marshal a wealth of detail on the past working of mines and use it to point to places where minerals might still be worked at a profit.

Paperback    £20.00
9780859893343 | Published: 1989
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Cornwall's Future Mines

Containing numerous cross references to other texts and sources, this book aims to become a standard source of information on the mineral potentials in areas of Cornwall.

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9780859894098 | Published: 1993
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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.

Paperback    £25.00
9780859894326 | Published: 1998
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Hardback    £75.00
9780859895293 | Published: 1998
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PDF    £25.00
9780859899154 | Published: 2015
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Historical Atlas Of South-West England

This is the first historical atlas of a major region of the United Kingdom. Its aim is to create and communicate the history of the south-western peninsula of England-Cornwall, Devon and the Isles of Scilly - from the beginnings of man's occupation to the present day.

Hardback    £110.00
9780859894340 | Published: 1999
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Miners, Mariners & Masons

This book is the first sustained and dispassionate study of the role of Freemasonry in everyday social and economic life: why men joined, what it did for them and their families, and how it affected the development of communities and local economies.

Hardback    £75.00
9781905816163 | Published: 2020
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EPUB    £75.00
9781905816187 | Published: 2020
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Mining in Cornwall and Devon

Mining in Cornwall and Devon is an economic history of mines, mineral ownership, and mine management in the South West of England. The work brings together material from a variety of hard-to-find sources on the thousands of mines that operated in Cornwall and Devon from the late 1790s to the present day.

Paperback    £30.00
9780859898898 | Published: 2014
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