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In Flight and Smoke, his first new collection of poems since Dear Shadows, D.M. Thomas blends the turbulent history of his time with his own personal history
The York Chasseurs were an expendable corps of ‘Serial Deserters’, dispatched to survive or die on the pestilential islands of the West Indies, where 26 per cent successfully deserted and 30 per cent perished.
In this unique study Pete Lines examines in detail every aspect of the regiment: its composition, its involvement in the capture of the island of Guadeloupe; the desertions and punishments; and its eventual disbandment in Canada.
A bilingual anthology of Manx literature, from the earliest Manx writings to the present day, along with their English translations.
- Cornish / Kernewek, Traditional Music, Traditions and customs £12.99
Includes dance notation and music for 45 dances
A history of dance in Cornwall, from the earliest references in Cornish literature to the dances of the folk revival today, accompanied by tunes traditional and modern, for use in schools, festivals, workshops and country dances.
with a preface by Julian Putkowski, co-author of Shot at Dawn
Surﬁng Tommies follows three men on their journey from North Wheal Leisure tin mine to the horrors of the trenches in the First World War.
This book is a timely examination of the devolution process and the ambitions of the ‘clear red water’ programme, arguing that it draws on Wales’ rich traditions of radical politics, as well as a resurgent national consciousness. Warning of the dangers posed by the incomplete devolution process and the democratic deficit in Labour politics, the authors call on Welsh Labour to consolidate its initial achievements and follow a consistently socialist path to place Wales in the forefront of the struggle for a just and equitable world order.
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This book gathers together for the first time the bulk of Victor Serge’s literary criticism from the 1920s to the 1950s, giving the reader an invaluable contemporary account of the debates about the production of literature in a socialist society.
This book covers a vast range of material published in Britain, from the far left to the far right, on all aspects of the Soviet Union during 1929–1941.
One of Russia’s greatest Marxist scholars, examines with an appreciative but critical eye the works of Marx and Engels on the problems of Eastern Europe.
Introduction by Hubert Krins
Afterword and notes by Peter Brooke
The first translations into English of the Benedictine monk Desiderius Lenz, who as a painter and sculptor in the late nineteenth century anticipated many of the ideas associated with twentieth-century art.
- Fine Art, Painting and its laws, The Arts £12.50
In the two essays in this book, written in the 1920s, Gino Severini, the Italian Futurist painter living in Paris, and Albert Gleizes, painter and co-author of Du Cubisme, the first important theoretical defence of Cubism, reflect upon the central principles that guided painting from the Renaissance to the challenge of Cubism and Futurism in early years of the twentieth century.
- Fine Art, Painting and its laws, The Arts £10.00
A comprehensive theory of the history of art and the evolution of modern art and discusses twentieth century painting in the light of the changes which have occurred in other disciplines, notably mathematics and the physical sciences, and the influence of religion.
An overall picture of Breton literature from the earliest traces in the Lais of Marie de France to the present day. The majority of the 150 stories, poems, legends and reminiscences are in Breton, with parallel translations into English.
Gerry Rubin describes and analyses over twenty court martial cases involving British and colonial forces between 1940 and 1966.
The story of the fierce competition in the nineteenth century among the New River, Chelsea, Grand Junction, East London, West Middlesex, York Buildings and other water companies to supply water to London, and how it frequently left customers without water, competitors with their pipes dug up and the companies themselves at the brink of ruin.
With a foreword by Brian R G Henham