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Alternative Empires

This is the first book to study representations of the non-Western world in European modernist cinema. In offering new perspectives on the history of Soviet montage cinema and on the British documentary movement, it connects with the growing body of work analysing manifestations of orientalism, Eurocentrism and colonial discourse in the cinema.

Hardback    £75.00
9780859896047 | Published: 2000
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The Athenian Walk and the Historic Site of Athens (English language edition)

The book is a chronicle of visits made to the Acropolis by Greeks and foreigners in the 19th and 20th century, and looks at questions such as how successive generations visitors experience the shrine of the Acropolis, and how was the new "Athenian Walk" created. English language edition. 218 colour illustrations.

Hardback    £60.00
9789606878213 | Published: 2010
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Bewnans Ke / The Life of St Kea

In 2000, a sixteenth-century manuscript containing a copy of a previously unknown play in Middle Cornish was discovered among papers bequeathed to the National Library of Wales. This eagerly awaited edition of the play offers a text with a facing-page translation, and a reproduction of the original text at the foot of the page.

Paperback    £25.00
9780859892940 | Published: 2016
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Hardback    £75.00
9780859898003 | Published: 2007
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PDF    £25.00
9780859898997 | Published: 2015
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The Care for the Antiquities in Greece and the First Museums

Book discusses issues connected both with the development of archaeology and with the history of modern Greece. Covers the fifteenth century until the mid-1970s, from the state of ancient monuments under Turkish rule to the building museums in Athens and the provinces. Greek language text. 142 b&w illustrations and diagrams.

Paperback    £32.00
9789606878114 | Published: 2010
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Catalysts to Complexity
When the Spanish colonized the California Coast, it was inhabited by speakers of no fewer than 16 distinct languages and an untold number of small, autonomous Native communities. These societies all survived by foraging, and ethnohistoric records show a wide range of adaptations emphasizing a host of different marine and terrestrial foods.

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9781931745086 | Published: 2003

A Chorus Of Raspberries

This is the first full-length study of one of the most popular, profitable and persistent genres in British cinema. It redraws the map of British film history by arguing that comedy was the most successful, and important, genre of the 1930s, and that the very qualities which ensured the comedy film's low status are also its particular strengths.

Hardback    £75.00
9780859896030 | Published: 2000
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The City on the Hill

In 1955 the former University College of the South West was granted a royal charter and became the University of Exeter. This is the history of an institution that is also a community, a focus of teaching and research set within a particular environment but also part of the wider world. 130 col. and 31 b&w illus.

Paperback    £40.00
9780993371301 | Published: 2015
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The Cornish Overseas

The story of the migration of the Cornish people throughout the world is an epic. First and foremost a maritime land, with links to the greater world beyond these islands stretching back into prehistoric times, Cornwall has experienced waves of emigration throughout its long history. The Cornish Overseas details the global impact of the most recent of these waves – the ‘Great Emigration’ that lasted for a little more than a century from 1815 until the First World War and after.

Paperback    £20.00
9780859899994 | Published: 2015
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The Cornish Overseas: A History of Cornwall's 'Great Emigration'

The story of the migration of the Cornish people throughout the world is an epic, told here by one of the world's leading scholars of the movement of Cornish people. Accessible narrative includes the US, Canada, Australia, and S Africa. Fully revised and updated with almost two decades of additional research undertaken by historians worldwide.

Paperback    £25.00
9781905816118 | Published: 2019
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Hardback    £75.00
9781905816101 | Published: 2019
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9781905816132 | Published: 2019

9781905816125 | Published: 2019

Cornish Studies Volume 17

The seventeenth volume in the acclaimed paperback series . . . the only county series that can legitimately claim to represent the past and present of a nation.

Paperback    £17.50
9780859898492 | Published: 2009
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