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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: 20/7/2019
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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 Spy Who Came In From the Co-op: Melita Norwood and the Ending of Cold War Espionage

Norwood, Melita. Burke, David.
(2009)  | 9781843834229 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 15/8/2019
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On September 11th 1999 The Times newspaper carried the front page article"Revealed: the quiet woman who betrayed Britain for 40 years. The spy who camein from the Co-op." Melita Norwood, the last of the atomic spies, had finallybeen run to ground, but at 87 she was deemed too old to prosecute. Her crime:the...

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: 20/7/2019
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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...

The Sutton Hoo Story: Encounters with Early England

(2017)  | 9781783272044 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 22/8/2019
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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,...

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The End-Times in Medieval German Literature: Sin, Evil, and the Apocalypse

Hintz, Ernst Ralf. Pincikowski, Scott E. , Hintz, Ernst Ralf. Pincikowski, Scott E.
(2019)  | 9781571139894 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 302pp | Availability last checked: 20/7/2019
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The contemporary fascination with the end of the world and of life as we know itwould not have surprised our counterparts a millennium ago; only the fact thatsuch an end has not yet occurred. Current visions of the apocalypse encompassclimate change, terrorism, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and war....

A History of the County of York: East Riding: Volume X: Part 1: Howdenshire: the Townships

Crouch, David.
(2019)  | 9781904356509 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 352pp | Availability last checked: 22/8/2019
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This is the first part to be published of a two-part volume on the East Ridingliberty and wapentake of Howdenshire. It deals with the nineteen civil parishesand townships which made up the liberty outside the town of Howden itself. Until1836 Howdenshire was one of the bishop of Durham's exempt franchises...

Cornwall, Connectivity and Identity in the Fourteenth Century

Drake, S. J.
(2019)  | 9781783274697 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 484pp | Availability last checked: 20/7/2019
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Stretching out into the wild Atlantic, fourteenth-century Cornwall was a land atthe very ends of the earth. Within its boundaries many believed that King Arthurwas a real-life historical Cornishman and that their natal shire had once beenthe home of mighty giants. Yet, if the county was both unusual...

Sir Francis Henry Drake (1723-1794): Letters from the Country, Letters from the City

Lumb, Alan. Scott, Stokes Charity. Scott-Stokes, Charity.
(2019)  | 9780901853622 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 333pp | Availability last checked: 22/8/2019
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In 1740, at the age of 17, Sir Francis Henry Drake of Buckland and Nutwell inDevon succeeded his father as Baronet and in due course followed him as MP forBere Alston. This volume presents 320 letters written to Sir Francis between1740 and 1778 by his Devon overseer, Nicholas Rowe, and by his London...

Arthurian Literature XXXV

Archibald, Elizabeth. Johnson, David F.
(2019)  | 9781843845454 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 20/7/2019
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The continued influence and significance of the legend of Arthur aredemonstrated by the articles collected in this volume.

Filial Crisis and Erotic Politics in Black Cuban Literature: Daughters, Sons, and Lovers

James, Conrad Michael.
(2019)  | 9781855663381 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 194pp | Availability last checked: 20/7/2019
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This book proposes an affective reading of twentieth-century Afro-Cubanliterature through its focus on a set of concerns ranging from the filial to theerotic. Existing scholarship on black Cuban literature tends to privilegenational political and economic discourses often focusing solely on the dynamicsof...

The Letters of Henry Martyn, East India Company Chaplain

Ayler, Scott D.
(2019)  | 9781783274475 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 704pp | Availability last checked: 22/8/2019
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Henry Martyn (1781-1812) was one of the most significant British foreignmissionaries of the nineteenth century. An Anglican Evangelical, active in Indiaand Persia, he translated the New Testament into Urdu and Persian, pioneeredengagement between Protestant Christianity and Islam, and inspired a generationof...

Neomedievalism, Popular Culture, and the Academy: From Tolkien to Game of Thrones

Fitzpatrick, KellyAnn.
(2019)  | 9781843845416 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 234pp | Availability last checked: 22/8/2019
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Medievalism -- the ways in which post-medieval societies perceive, interpret,reimagine, or appropriate the Middle Ages -- permeates popular culture. FromDisney princesses to Game of Thrones, medieval fairs to World of Warcraft,contemporary culture keeps finding new ways to reinvent and repackage theperiod....

Studies on Spanish Poetry in Honour of Trevor J. Dadson: Entre los Siglos de Oro y el siglo XXI

LetrĂ¡n, Javier. Torres, Isabel. , LetrĂ¡n, Javier. Torres, Isabel.
(2019)  | 9781855663275 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 253pp | Availability last checked: 22/8/2019
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Trevor J. Dadson is a British Hispanist of international distinction whoseremarkable scholarly range has resulted in a published output that embracescultural, literary and social history, textual editing, literacy, book ownershipand literary criticism. The twelve essays of the present volume pay tribute...

The Sword: Form and Thought

Deutscher, Lisa. Kaiser, Mirjam. Wetzler, Sixt.
(2019)  | 9781783274277 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 284pp | Availability last checked: 22/8/2019
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The sword is the most iconic of all weapons. Throughout history, it hasconnected various, sometimes conflicting, dimensions of human culture: physicalcombat and representation of political power, definition of gender roles andrefinement of body techniques, evolution of craftsmanship and mythologicalsymbolism.The...

 

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