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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.

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9780859891349 | Published: 1983
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Early Drama, Art, and Music Documents

Wasson here provides the basic tools necessary to transcribe documents, without regard for the historical development of alphabets, letter forms, and the like. This manual will be of great interest to scholars of the arts in need of a guide for their journeys into the archives.

Hardback    £15.50
9781879288331 | Published: 1993
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Early English Poetic Culture and Meter
Develops G. R. Russom's contributions to early English meter and style, including his fundamental reworkings and rethinkings of accepted and oft-repeated mantras, including his word-foot theory, concern for the late medieval context for alliterative meter, and the linguistics of punctuation and translation as applied to Old English texts.

Hardback    £70.00
9781580442428 | Published: 2016
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The Early Iron Age Cemetery at Torone
Winner of the Jo Anne Stolaroff Cotsen Prize, this volume publishes the excavation and analysis of the Early Iron Age cemetery at Torone in Chalkidike, in the north Aegean, Greece spanning the period between the twelfth or eleventh century to c. 850 BC.

Hardback    £38.00
9781931745161 | Published: 2005
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Early Latin Commentaries on the Apocalypse
Many commentaries on the Apocalypse were produced in the early Middle Ages. This book provides translations of two Apocalypse commentaries from the seventh and eighth centuries. The introduction highlights the unique features of each commentary and the interrelationship of the three texts.

Paperback    £27.50
9781580442237 | Published: 2016
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Early Megiddo on the East Slope (The 'Megiddo Stages')
This report completes publications by Clarence S. Fisher (1929), P. L. O. Guy (1931), Robert M. Engberg and Geoffrey M. Shipton (1934a), and P. L. O. Guy and Robert M. Engberg (1938) on the earliest utilization and occupation of the slope at the southeast base of the high mound of Megiddo (Tell el-Mutesellim).

Hardback    £58.00
9781885923981 | Published: 2014
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Early Prose in France
In this volume Beer demonstrates the sophisticated stylistic propensities of Early French prose, an effort long needed that does a great service to all French literary scholars.

Hardback    £62.00
9781879288126 | Published: 1992
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Early Scholars' Visits to Central America
This volume presents translations of essays by three German scholars - Karl Sapper, Walter Lehmann, and Franz Termer - who were preeminent in the social and natural science study of Central America in the early part of the twentieth century. Their research areas included ethnology, archaeology, geography, linguistics, and epigraphy.

Paperback    £8.00
9780917956959 | Published: 2000
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Early Writings

These works, “The Apostles’ Creed,” “Theses for Debate,” and “Schism and the True Church,” display the heart of Martyr’s theology, both pastoral and moral. Introduction by Philip McNair. Translated by Mario Di Gangi and edited and translated by Joseph C. McLelland. Peter Martyr Library Vol 1.

Hardback    £16.00
9780940474321 | Published: 1994
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The Easter Sepulchre in England
In addition to a catalogue of Easter sepulchres in England, Professor Sheingorn has produced in her introduction a superb study of the ceremonies, rites, and dramas associated with this structure.

Hardback    £78.00
9780918720795 | Published: 1987
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