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Circled With Stone

This is the most comprehensive study to date of the fortifications of an early modern English city. The culmination of some twenty years of archaeological and documentary research, it provides a richly detailed portrait of the ancient system of walls, towers and gates which ringed the city of Exeter during the Tudor and early Stuart periods.




Hardback    £70.00
9780859897273 | Published: 2003
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9780859899079 | Published: 2015
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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.





Paperback    £20.00
9780859891349 | Published: 1983
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Mediterranean Urban Culture, 1400-1700


The book, after an Introduction, is divided into three sections: neighbours and neighbourhoods; religion, ethnicity and minority groups; culture, politics and society. The coherence of the collection sets up resonances and comparisons which confirm a considerable unity in the concept of Mediterranean urban culture in its broadest sense.




Hardback    £75.00
9780859895781 | Published: 2000
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Security And Defence In South-West England Before 1800


From Roman times to the eighteenth century, the South West of England was an example of the importance of matters of security and defence to a local society easily threatened by external and internal conflicts and tensions. These studies provide a series of vignettes illustrating perennial and enduring problems in the history of the British Isles.




Paperback    £13.00
9780859892094 | Published: 1987
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Singing Simpkin and other Bawdy Jigs


A popular crowd-pleaser in the late 16th and mid-17th century, the dramatic jig was a short, comic, bawdy musical-drama which included elements of dance, slapstick and disguise. This performance edition presents for the first time nine examples of English dramatic jigs from the late sixteenth century through to the Restoration.

 

 




Paperback    £35.00
9780859898782 | Published: 2014
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9780859899840 | Published: 2015
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9780859899628 | Published: 2015
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