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Boydell & Brewer 12h
The Middle English ‘popular’ romances used to be shunned in academia, but they're so entertaining that they're now back in fashion. Prof Ad Putter discusses the history and popularity of the Medieval Romance in our latest blog post:
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B&B Music 15h
This well-travelled musician is need of a new home. Preferably with an armchair and a kettle... We are offering a deep discount on music books that have been only slightly damaged in transit in our Hurt Books Sale. Browse the list here:
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Boydell & Brewer 16h
"Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself." William Faulkner, the Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi was born on this day in 1897.
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Boydell & Brewer Sep 24
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First published almost exactly a year ago, and already reprinted once, it's a wonderfully varied investigation into the mysterious Frisians which draws on evidence from linguistic, textual and archaeological sources. 📚:
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Boydell & Brewer Sep 24
“The scholarship on display in this volume is of the highest quality, but attention must also be given to the book itself, which is one of the most beautiful I have ever had the joy of holding.” Thank you Sehepunkte for such a positive review:
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Dereham Times Sep 17
The history of Dereham during the Victorian times is featured in a newly published book which looks at the life of a former vicar of the town.
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Boydell & Brewer Sep 21
Just some of our hurt books, a little scuffed around the edges, looking for a new home and a loving owner. More info on our 'Hurt Books' sale and a full list of titles available here: 📸:
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Boydell & Brewer Sep 20
Just reprinted for the 4th time, the PB ed. of The Navies of Rome, the definitive study of the force that brought distant enemies within striking distance, secured trade routes and maintained communications throughout the vast empire.
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UHertsHistory Sep 20
Great excitement here! A copy of Shelley Tickell’s new book, Shoplifting in Eighteenth-Century England (published by ), has arrived! Shelley completed her PhD with us and is now a visiting research fellow. Congratulations, Shelley!!
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Boydell & Brewer Sep 20
The story of Africa's first literary anthology: Voices of Ghana. To celebrate the publication of the revised second edition of this landmark volume, editor Victoria Ellen Smith shares an insight into her research:
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Boydell & Brewer Sep 18
“Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.” Samuel Johnson, a giant of English Literature in every sense and one of the greatest literary figures of the eighteenth century, was born in Lichfield in 1709
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Jennifer Farrell Sep 18
😍 Exactly what I want to see when updating module reading lists... REALLY looking forward to this one
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Boydell & Brewer Sep 18
From Lope de Vega to Uruguayan Cinema, from Medieval Catalan to modern day Venezula - Tamesis books publish a wide range of titles in Hispanic Studies, view the latest in our new brochure and find more on our website:
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Boydell & Brewer Sep 17
Kay Saville-Smith’s Provincial Society & Empire presents an unusual take on the Company & on the men and women who sought success & advancement in the East Indies. Here she explains more, including how this was not the book she planned in the first place:
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Boydell & Brewer Sep 7
The Boydell and Brewer 'Hurt Books Sale' These poor injured books with creased pages, a torn jacket, a bumped corner are looking for a new home. We're selling these titles at a discount rate so be sure to have a look and see what goodies you might find:
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Boydell & Brewer Sep 12
First published in 2013, The Marvellous and the Monstrous in the Sculpture of Twelfth-Century Europe, took an unusual approach to the monsters depicted in so much medieval art and architecture. Professor Ambrose gives us his latest thoughts on the subject:
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VCH Shropshire Sep 13
The Annual Lecture is being given by Professor Peter Edwards of on Saturday 27th October. To register, see . His most recent book 'Horses and the Aristocratic Lifestyle in Early Modern England' was published by .
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Victoria County History Sep 13
This is excellent news! Remember that you can also buy this book (and any of our VCH 'shorts') via : Our 📕 can be had from our friends
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Boydell & Brewer Sep 12
“Hay offers a brilliant guide to his subject and his period.” - Jeremy Black on William Hay’s Lord Liverpool: A Political Life in The New Criterion. Lord Liverpool is now available at a new low price!
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Boydell & Brewer Sep 12
First published in 2013, The Marvellous and the Monstrous in the Sculpture of Twelfth-Century Europe, took an unusual approach to the monsters depicted in so much medieval art and architecture. Professor Ambrose gives us his latest thoughts on the subject:
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