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  • Worthless Men Book Cover
    Out of stock
    Introduction by Clive Emsley

    This book looks at the attitudes of the British Army to race and physical and mental fitness in relation to the death penalty during the First World War.

  • Comrades in Conscience book Cover

    Comrades in Conscience is a groundbreaking study of opposition to the First World War in one locality – Huddersfield – where a unique consensus of Nonconformist Liberals and a vigorous labour and socialist movement earned it the reputation of being ‘a hotbed of pacifism’.

  • Death Sentences Revised Edition Cover
    Revised Edition

    This book makes available information relating to more than 3,000 soldiers and civilians sentenced to death by military courts of the British Army during the First World War and its aftermath.

  • British Army Mutineers

    In a series of narratives, this book describes in detail a number of mutinies and protests that took place in Britain, France and India.

  • The Persistent Prison
    with a foreword by Martin Narey

    The essays in this book range widely over issues such as the best means of dealing with offenders, alternatives to prison, what kinds of individuals are incarcerated and for what offences.

  • Giving the Past a Future attempts to explain why criminal justice history needs to be preserved and gives case studies of successful projects to preserve old police and prison documents.

  • Conflict and Legality, Policing mid-twentieth Century Europe

    This important collection of essays by noted European historians examines the history of policing in Britain, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands

  • Clandestine marriages Volume 1
    With an introduction by John Titford

    This volume is the first in a series of transcriptions of the registers of clandestine marriages which took place in and around the Fleet Prison in London between 1680 and 1754.

  • Step Change Book Cover

    Step Change introduces the enthusiast and the general reader alike to seven views of English traditonal dance, some controversial that challenge the assumptions of the early Folk Dance Revival.

  • Voices from West barbury
    Foreword by Bernard Deacon

    This anthology brings together for the first time in one collection the riches of Anglo-Cornish poetry from the Renaissance to the the twentieth century.

  • The Wheel Book Cover
    With a history of the Cornish revival by Amy Hale
    Foreword by Bobi Jones

    Tim Saunders has gathered together more than a hundred poems from a variety of sources – magazines, books and manuscripts – to give us the first ever survey of poetry in the Cornish language from 1850 until 1980.

  • The Tin Violin by Alan M. Kent

    A play based on the remarkable life and adventures of Josh Emidy, a slave from the Guinea coast who became an accomplished musician, composer and respected teacher of the violin in Cornwall.

  • Ordinalia, The Cornish Mystery Play Cycle

    The medieval Cornish-language cycle of mystery plays – The Beginning of the World, The Passion and The Resurrection – translated in their entirety into English by Alan M. Kent.

  • Oogly Es Sin Book Cover

    Alan M. Kent’s play explores the life of the seventeenth-century ‘Cornish Giant’, Anthony Payne, in a series of hilarious and touching reminiscences.

  • Nothing Broken Book Cover

    A long-awaited collection of poetry written in Cornish in the last twenty years. A coming of age for the Cornish language and its literature.

  • Navitas Christi The Nativity

    Alan M. Kent has written a new Nativity play with all the flavour of the medieval Celtic masterpiece but with a distinctive contemporary Cornish voice. In this book we find the characters of the familiar Nativity story, along side Cornish sailors and tinners and Joseph of Arimathea and his legendary journey with Christ to Cornwall.