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That Jealous Demon, My Wretched Health: Disease, Death and Composers

(2018)  | 9781783272587 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 526pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
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The health - and especially deaths - of composers excite controversy. Was Mozartreally poisoned? Did Tchaikovsky commit suicide? How did Beethoven lose hishearing? Much good previous scholarship has been sullied by unsubstantiatedviews, and many composers' reputations have been unfairly tarnished byscandalous...

The Buccaneer Explorer: William Dampier's Voyages

(2008)  | 9781843833642 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 321pp
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William Dampier [1651-1715] is the most remarkable seaman that England producedin the century and a half between Drake and Captain Cook. They eachcircumnavigated the world once; Dampier did so three times. He commanded thefirst government-funded voyage of discovery with a specific mission to report...

The Sutton Hoo Story: Encounters with Early England

(2017)  | 9781783272044 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
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The Sutton Hoo ship-burial is one of the most significant finds ever made inEurope. It lies in a burial ground which contains all the elements ofarchaeological mystery: seventeen mounds, buried treasure, and sacrificedhorses. In this very accessible book, Martin Carver explains what we know ofthis site,...

Joan, the Fair Maid of Kent: A Fourteenth-Century Princess and her World

(2018)  | 9781783271764 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 270pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
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"Anthony Goodman's brilliant yet accessible scholarship draws in the reader inthe most entertaining and vibrant way. He was one of our greatest historians ofthe later medieval period, whose warm humanity shines forth in his writing. Hehas given us, as a parting gift, the definitive biography of an exceptional,intriguing...

A New History of Yachting

(2017)  | 9781783271337 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 462pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
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Shortlisted for the Maritime Foundation's Mountbatten Award 2018This book, by a leading expert in the field, is the first major history ofyachting for over a quarter of a century. Setting developments within political,social and economic changes, the book tells the story of yachting fromElizabethan...

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Music in Their Time: The Memoirs and Letters of Dora and Hubert Foss

Lloyd, Stephen. Sparkes, Brian. Sparkes, Diana.
(2019)  | 9781783274130 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 309pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
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Hubert J. Foss (1899-1953) is best known for his work as founder and first musiceditor for Oxford University Press. Foss promoted composers in England betweenthe World Wars, most notably Ralph Vaughan Williams, William Walton, ConstantLambert, and Peter Warlock. The first part of this book is based...

The Hidden Affliction: Sexually Transmitted Infections and Infertility in History

Szreter, Simon.
(2019)  | 9781580469616 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 371pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
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A multidisciplinary group of prominent scholars explores the historicalrelationship between sexually transmitted infections and infertility. Untreatedgonorrhea and chlamydia cause infertility in a proportion of women and men.Unlike the much-feared venereal disease of syphilis--"the pox"--gonorrhea andchlamydia...

Portrayals of Jews in Contemporary Argentine Cinema: Rethinking Argentinidad

Vohnsen, Mirna.
(2019)  | 9781855663374 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 197pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
AUD 135.95 (inc. GST), AUD 123.59 (ex. GST),
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Runner-up for the AHGBI-Spanish Embassy Doctoral Publication Prize for 2017Notwithstanding the current visual prominence of Jewish life and Jewish cultureon the Argentine big screen, surprisingly little has been written about Jewishfilm characterization in academic scholarship. In order to fill this...

The Register of John Salmon, bishop of Norwich, 1299-1325

Gemmill, Elizabeth.
(2019)  | 9780907239826 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
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John Salmon's register is the earliest to survive for the diocese of Norwich: acomplete record of institutions to ecclesiastical benefices during thequarter-century of his episcopate, from 1299 to 1325. Although his diocese wasnot the wealthiest in England, the early fourteenth century saw the region...

Roger of Lauria (c.1250-1305): "Admiral of Admirals"

Stanton, Charles D.
(2019)  | 9781783274536 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 325pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
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Just before Vespers on 30 March 1282 at the Church of the Holy Spirit on theoutskirts of Palermo, a drunken soldier of the occupying French forces ofCharles of Anjou accosted a young Sicilian noblewoman. It sparked a bloodyconflagration, the so-called War of the Sicilian Vespers, that would ultimatelyinvolve...

Love in the Poetry of Francisco de Aldana: Beyond Neoplatonism

Lennon, Paul Joseph.
(2019)  | 9781855663367 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 203pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
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This study explores the love lyric of one of the greatest, yet oft-neglected,warrior-poets of the Spanish Golden Age - Francisco de Aldana (1537-78). Hailedfor his skill by Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Quevedo, and the Generation of 27'sCernuda alike, Aldana's lyric is the unique result of his Florentine...

Slow Scholarship: Medieval Research and the Neoliberal University

Karkov, Catherine E.
(2019)  | 9781843845386 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 173pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
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This book offers a response to the culture of metrics, mass digitisation, andaccountability (as opposed to responsibility, or citizenship) that has developedin higher education world wide, as exemplified by the UK's Research ExcellenceFramework exercise (REF), and the increasing bureaucracy that limits...

Moving Images on the Margins: Experimental Film in Late Socialist East Germany

Howes, Seth.
(2019)  | 9781640140684 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 286pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
AUD 169.95 (inc. GST), AUD 154.50 (ex. GST),
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In the German Democratic Republic during the 1970s and 1980s, more than twohundred films and videos, many of them experimental, were made outsidegovernment-run institutions despite legal restrictions on independentfilmmaking, and despite the state-owned DEFA studio system's resistance toexperimental...

Politics, Religion and Ideas in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Britain: Essays in Honour of Mark Goldie

Champion, Justin. Coffey, John. Harris, and John Marshall Tim.
(2019)  | 9781783274505 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 343pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
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This volume, a tribute to Mark Goldie, traces the evolution of Whig and Tory,Puritan and Anglican ideas across a tumultuous period of British history, fromthe mid-seventeenth century through to the Age of Enlightenment. Mark Goldie,Fellow of Churchill College and Professor of Intellectual History at...

Richard Wagner in Paris: Translation, Identity, Modernity

Coleman, Jeremy.
(2019)  | 9781783274420 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 212pp | Availability last checked: 17/6/2019
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Friedrich Nietzsche more than once claimed that Wagner's only true home was inParis. This book is the first major study to trace Wagner's relationship withParis from his first sojourn there (1839-1842) to the Paris Tannhäuser(1861). How did Wagner's experiences in Paris influence his works and...

 

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