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  • Breogan's Lighthouse

    Breogán’s Lighthouse

    , , , £25.00

    With A Short Introduction to Galician Literature by Luciano Rodríguez Gómez and an essay, The Galician Language: An Unfinished Task, by Manuel González González.

  • A Mere Interlude by Alan M. Kent -

    A Mere Interlude

    , , £5.99

    Alan M Kent’s new play, A Mere Interlude, is adapted from the short story by Thomas Hardy. Set in Cornwall and on the Isles of Scilly in the last years of the nineteenth century, it tells the tale of Baptista Trewethen, a school teacher with ‘modern’ ideas, betrothed to Davy Heddegan, an older and prosperous friend of the family.

  • Flight and Smoke Poems by D.M. Thomas

    Flight and Smoke

    , £7.99

    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 – A Condemned Regiment of george III Book Cover

    The York Chasseurs

    £17.99

    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.

  • Manannan's Cloak – an Anthology of Manx Literature

    Manannan’s Cloak

    , , £16.99

    A bilingual anthology of Manx literature, from the earliest Manx writings to the present day, along with their English translations.

  • Scoot Dances, Troyls, Furrys and Tea Treats Book Cover

    Scoot Dances, Troyls, Furrys and Tea Treats

    , , £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.

  • Surfing Tommies Book Cover

    Surfing Tommies

    , £5.99
    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.

  • Clear Red Water Book Cover

    Clear Red Water

    £7.99

    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.

  • Victor Serge Collected Writings on Literature and Revolution

    Literature and Revolution

    £12.99

    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.

  • The New Civilisation Book Cover

    The New Civilisation?

    £12.99

    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.

  • Marx and Anglo-Russian Relations Book Cover

    Marx and Anglo-Russian Relations

    £10.00

    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.

  • The Aesthetic of beuron

    The Aesthetics of Beuron

    , , £12.00
    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.

  • From Cubism to Classicism

    From Cubism to Classicism and Painting and its Laws

    , , £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.

  • Art and Religion Book Cover

    Art and Religion, Art and Science, Art and Production

    , , £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.

  • The Turn of the Ermine Book Cover

    The Turn of the Ermine

    , , £20.00

    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.

  • Murder, Mutiny and the Military

    Murder, Mutiny and the Military

    , £15.99

    Gerry Rubin describes and analyses over twenty court martial cases involving British and colonial forces between 1940 and 1966.