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Mining in Cornwall and Devon


Mining in Cornwall and Devon is an economic history of mines, mineral ownership, and mine management in the South West of England. The work brings together material from a variety of hard-to-find sources on the thousands of mines that operated in Cornwall and Devon from the late 1790s to the present day.





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9780859898898 | Published: 2014
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Music And Musicians In Early Nineteenth-Century Cornwall


Taken from Africa into slavery by the Portuguese, kidnapped by the British Navy and held captive aboard ship during the French wars of the 1790s before being abandoned in Falmouth, the story of Joseph Emidy deserves telling in its own right. Emidy became a prominent figure in the musical scene in Cornwall for his remaining years.





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9780859893596 | Published: 1991
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New Directions In Celtic Studies


The primary aim of this book is to focus on contemporary issues and to promote interdisciplinary approaches within the subject. Written by international scholars and practitioners in fields such as folklore, ethnomusicology, art history, religious studies, tourism and education, the book brings together in one volume a wide range of perspectives.




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9780859895873 | Published: 2000
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9780859896221 | Published: 2000
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Picturing Cornwall

This book explores the history of Cornwall‘s portrayal on screen, from the earliest days of the moving image to the recent BBC adaptation of Winston Graham’s Poldark books. Innovative new research looking at amateur film and newsreels, avant-garde and documentary works alongside mainstream popular film and television. 7 b&w and 13 col. illus.




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9780859890779 | Published: 2018
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9780859893589 | Published: 2018
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9780859890885 | Published: 2018
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9780859892995 | Published: 2018
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Population And Society In An East Devon Parish


This book is a vivid and refreshing consideration of everyday life in a town visited by plague, Civil War, religious radicalism and industrial changes.





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9780859896559 | Published: 2002
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Reading Latin Epitaphs


This compact book reproduces fifty-two memorials in Latin taken from churches situated largely in the West Country.  Each memorial is accompanied by a translation and by notes on the grammar. The book is aimed at all who would like to be able to read Latin epitaphs in churches, and whose knowledge of the language may be sketchy.





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9781905816057 | Published: 2012
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9780859899413 | Published: 2015
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Roman Finds From Exeter


Exeter, fortress of the Second Augustan Legion and subsequently the capital of the civitas Dumnoniorum, played an important part in the history of Roman Britain. This comprehensive study of finds from Exeter throws new light on the economy of south-west England and its foreign trade in Roman times.




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9780859893671 | Published: 1991
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School House in the Wind


Long out of print and now published together for the first time, these three volumes of autobiography of the Cornish author and schoolteacher Anne Treneer cover the period from her birth at Gorran in 1891 to her retirement from teaching in 1948.





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9780859895125 | Published: 1998
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9780859899437 | Published: 2015
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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.




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9780859892094 | Published: 1987
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Topographical Writers In South-West England


A collection of original essays by distinguished historians on the works of topographical writers who described and recorded the landscape of South-West England in the period c. 1540-1900.





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9780859894241 | Published: 1996
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