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The Maritime History Of Devon


Written in 1908 by Michael Oppenheim, for the Victorian History of Devonshire, this account has not been previously published as the volume for which it was intended was never completed. Based mainly on the national archives with which Oppenheim had an intimate acquaintance, this account emphasises the place of the county of Devon in naval history.





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9780859897143 | Published: 1999
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Marketing Modernity


In this study of early film exhibition, Joe Kember demonstrates that prior to the emergence of a specific discipline of screen acting and the arrival of picture personalities, the early cinema inherited its human dimensions from diverse earlier traditions of performance, from the magic lantern lecture to the fairground and variety theatre.





Hardback    £75.00
9780859898010 | Published: 2009
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9780859899321 | Published: 2015
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Marking Time


This book charts a genealogy of alternative practices of theatre-making since the 1960s in one particular city – Cardiff. In a series of five itineraries, it visits fifty sites where significant events occurred, setting performances within local topographical and social contexts, and in relation to a specific architecture and polity.





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9780859898768 | Published: 2013
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Hardback    £75.00
9780859898751 | Published: 2013
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9780859899864 | Published: 2015
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9780859899710 | Published: 2015
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Marvels, Monsters, and Miracles

This collection of essays examines medieval and early modern perceptions of the marvelous and the monstrous. The essays investigate the nature of those phenomena and how people of these periods experienced them and how they recreated that experience for others. Essential reading for any analysis of the marvellous.




Hardback    £31.50
9781580440653 | Published: 2002
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A Marxist Archaeology


This book applies Marxist theory to archaeology, explores long-term historical change and cultural evolution, and advocates a dialectical and historical approach to the study of the past.  Originally published by Academic Press in 1992, this edition features a new prologue by the author.





Paperback    £31.00
9780971242746 | Published: 1992
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Mary of Nemmegen
A prose condensation in English of the Middle Dutch play this is an important example of the literature that was imported from Holland in the early part of the 16th century. An analogue of the Faustus story, it is also a window on the obsession in its own time with the occult.


Hardback    £70.00
9781580442213 | Published: 2016
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Material Culture and Medieval Drama
Contributions to this volume recognize that early drama depended on specific developments in material culture in order to achieve its effects, which included both visual and auditory means of appealing to audiences. . Of special interest is Mary Remnant's survey of musical instruments; she is the recognized expert on medieval English instruments.


Hardback    £27.50
9781580440202 | Published: 1999
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Materials and Studies for Kassite History Volume 1
Kassite kings (1595-1155 b.c.) reigned longer than any other dynasty in Babylonian history. From their time, more than twelve thousand cuneiform documents have survived. This volume catalogues all dated texts of the dynasty, including extensive unpublished materials in museums in Asia, Europe, and North America.


Paperback    £23.00
9780918986009 | Published: 1977
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Mathematical Astronomy in Medieval Yemen


This work surveys over 100 Yemeni astronomical manuscripts preserved in the libraries of Europe and the Near East. These sources attest to an active interest in mathematical astronomy in the Yemen from the 10th century to the 20th century, and the writings of various Yemeni astronomers of the 13th and 14th centuries are particularly impressive.





Paperback    £5.00
9780890030981 | Published: 1983
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La  Matrone Chinoise


La Matronne Chinoise is a new critical edition of a two-act comedy by Pierre-René Lemonnier. The edition is accompanied by a full introduction setting out the play’s historical and thematic context, along with an analysis of its versification, and by an appendix reproducing earlier versions of the tale from Petronius to Voltaire.




Paperback    £20.00
9780859897327 | Published: 2003
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