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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: 4/10/2019
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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: 4/10/2019
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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: 4/10/2019
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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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An Architecture of Education: African American Women Design the New South

Nieves, Angel David.
(2020)  | 9781580469760 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 254pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2019
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This volume focuses broadly on the history of the social welfare reform work ofnineteenth-century African American women who founded industrial and normalschools in the American South. Through their work in architecture and education,these women helped to memorialize the trauma and struggle of black...

Organ-building in Georgian and Victorian England: The Work of Gray & Davison, 1772-1890

Thistlethwaite, Nicholas.
(2020)  | 9781783274673 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 564pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2019
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Established for the building of keyboard instruments, by the mid-1790s theworkshop of brothers Robert and William Gray had become one of the leadingorgan-makers in London, with instruments in St Paul's, Covent Garden and StMartin-in-the-Fields. Under William's son John Gray, the firm built some of thelargest...

The Martyrology of the Regensburg Schottenkloster

O. Riain, P√°draig. √ď, Riain P√°draig.
(2020)  | 9781907497360 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 263pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2019
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The earliest Irish martyrology was compiled in prose and verse at Tallaght, nearDublin, about the year 830. Little has hitherto been known of its circulationbefore the period 1150-60, when the surviving copy of the prose version wasmade. Now, through the martyrology of the Regensburg Schottenkloster,...

Sunderland Wills and Inventories, 1651-1675

Briggs, Joan. Jennifer, Tindall John Smith. Xenia, Webster Ann Tumman.
(2020)  | 9780854440801 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 268pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2019
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This volume contains full transcripts of all the wills and probate inventories(and one rare record, an exceptionally detailed probate account) which survivefrom Sunderland and its environs (the parishes of Bishopwearmouth andMonkwearmouth, Co. Durham) in the twenty-five years between 1651 and 1675....

Reading and Shaping Medieval Cartularies: Multi-Scribe Manuscripts and their Patterns of Growth. A Study of the Earliest Cartularies of Glasgow Cathedral and Lindores Abbey

Tucker, Joanna.
(2020)  | 9781783274789 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2019
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Medieval cartularies are one of the most significant sources for a historian ofthe Middle Ages. Once viewed as simply repositories of charters, cartularies arenow regarded as carefully curated collections of texts whose contents andarrangement reflect the immediate concerns and archival environment...

Bastard Feudalism, English Society and the Law: The Statutes of Livery, 1390-1520

McKelvie, Gordon.
(2020)  | 9781783274772 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2019
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Regulation of the distribution of liveries and the practice of retaining, whichunderpinned the so-called system of bastard feudalism in late medieval England,are the subject of this book. Rather than relying primarily on the records ofnoble estates, as much previous scholarship has done, it draws on...

Polish Literature and National Identity: A Postcolonial Perspective

Polakowska, Agnieszka. Skórczewski, Dariusz.
(2020)  | 9781580469784 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 340pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2019
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For nearly half a century East Central Europe was part of the Soviet empire andwas subject to its "civilizing" mission. Despite its colonial status, this partof the world has escaped the attention of most postcolonial critics and remainsa blank spot in global studies of postcolonialism. Dariusz Skórczewski...

Scandal and Survival in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: The Life of Jane Cumming

Singh, Frances B.
(2020)  | 9781580469555 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 398pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2019
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In 1810 Edinburgh, the orphaned Scottish-Indian schoolgirl Jane Cumming allegedthat her two schoolmistresses were sexually intimate. The allegation spawned adefamation suit that pitted Jane's grandmother, a member of the Scottish landedgentry, against two young professional women who were romantic friends....

The Gentle Apocalypse: Truth and Meaning in the Poetry of Georg Trakl

Millington, Richard.
(2020)  | 9781571135889 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 290pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2019
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Like much German-language poetry of the years preceding the First World War, thepoems of Georg Trakl (1887-1914) are imbued with a sense of historical crisis,but what sets his work apart is the mildness and restraint of his images ofuniversal disintegration. Trakl typically couched his vision of the...

The Growth of Royal Government under Henry III

Crook, David. Wilkinson, Louise J.
(2020)  | 9781783274628 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2019
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The years between 1258 and 1276 comprise one of the most influential periods inthe Middle Ages in Britain. This turbulent decade witnessed a bitter powerstruggle between Henry III and his barons over who should control the governmentof the realm. Before England eventually descended into civil war, a...

 

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