28 color plates, 73 halftones, 30 tables
8 x 10 1/2
The first study of its kind, this book explains the rich, complex maritime inheritance of Cornwall and will be a significant addition to the literature of international maritime history. Individually commissioned contributions from distinguished historians have been carefully selected to create an overall structure that allows the reader to appreciate the importance of different periods, from the middle ages to the twentieth century. Featuring comprehensive and authoritative discussion of the many social, cultural, economic, political, military, and environmental aspects of Cornwall’s maritime history, this book will be indispensable to those studying Cornwall past and present.