Maritime History of Cornwall (BOK)

Philip Payton

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Cornwall is quintessentially a maritime region. Almost an island, nowhere in it is further than 25 miles from the sea. Cornwall's often distinctive history has been moulded by this omnipresent maritime environment, while its strategic position at the western approaches-jutting out into the Atlantic-has given this history a global impact. It is perhaps surprising then, that, despite the central place of the sea in Cornwall's history, there has not yet been a full maritime history of Cornwall. The Maritime History of Cornwall sets out to fill this gap, exploring the rich and complex maritime inheritance of this unique peninsula. In a beautifully illustrated volume, individually commissioned contributions from distinguished historians elaborate on the importance of different periods, from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. The Maritime History of Cornwall is a significant addition to the literature of international maritime history and is indispensable to those with an interest in Cornwall past and present.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Philip Payton
Forlag
UNIVERSITY OF EXETER PRESS
ISBN 9780859898508
Antall sider 496 Dimensjoner 21,2cm x 27,2cm x 3,5cm
Vekt 1816 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Bernard W. Deacon, G. H. Bennett, Janet Cusack, John Armstrong, John C. Appleby, Terry Chapman, Wendy R. Childs