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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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Eighteenth-Century Brechtians

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. 15 b&w illustrations.




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9780859893350 | Published: 2018
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9780859899970 | Published: 2016
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9780859892155 | Published: 2018
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9780859892087 | Published: 2018
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Elles


Elles is the first bilingual anthology of its kind. It introduces English-speaking readers to some of the best French poetry written by women over the last twenty years. Martin Sorrell has chosen work from seventeen distinctive and diverse poets, and provided lively facing-page verse translations alongside the originals.





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9780859894487 | Published: 1995
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9780859899116 | Published: 2015
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Empsaël Et Zoraïde


This new edition of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre’s play Empsaël et Zoraïde, presented in a modernised spelling, makes available a text which illustrates his abolitionist stance through its central irony: the masters are black and their slaves white, joining forces in the antislavery debate which reached its height with the French Revolution.





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9780859894647 | Published: 1995
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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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'Ensaladas Villanescas' From The 'Romancero Nuevo'


A collection of poems in the 'ensaladas' tradition, a Renaissance style of rustic and pastoral lyricism.





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9780859893381 | Published: 2000
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Ethics And Politics In Seventeenth Century France


This collection of twenty essays, of which five are in French, written by leading English and French literary and historical scholars, deconstructs the ethical and political framework supporting and circumscribing the actions of a powerful elite in France between the early 1600s and the final years of Louis XIV's reign.





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9780859894661 | Published: 1996
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9780859899123 | Published: 2015
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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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The Exeter English-Russian Dictionary of Cultural Terms


The Exeter English-Russian Dictionary of Cultural Terms is a unique work of reference whose aim is to provide English speakers who possess at least some knowledge of Russian with the Russian equivalents of foreign and cultural terms in widespread use.





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9780859895040 | Published: 1999
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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: 2019
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9781905816071 | Published: 2019
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