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Gathering the Fragments: The Selected Essays of a Groundbreaking Historian (2012)

by Charles Thomas

Other authors: Chris Bond (Editor)

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This selection of work by Professor Charles Thomas, Cornwall's leading historian, focuses on the more elusive titles from his long and illustrious career and covers the whole range of his output from folklore and archaeology to military and local history, and from cerealogy to cryptozoology. The book also includes unpublished material, as well as specially composed introductions to each chapter, a full biography and a select bibliography. Professor Charles Thomas CBE DL DLitt FBA FSA is a former President of the Council for British Archaeology, the Society for Medieval Archaeology, the Royal Institution of Cornwall, the Cornwall Archaeological Society and the Cornish Methodist Historical Society. He is currently the President of The John Harris Society. Edited by Chris Bond. This book is also available in a hardcover edition. Hardcover: ISBN 978 1 908878 02 1; Paperback: ISBN 978 1 908878 03 8. Published by The Cornovia Press, 2012.… (more)

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Subtitled The Selected Essays Of A Groundbreaking Historian, it not only pays tribute to the breadth of Cornwall's leading historian's scholarship but is also an anthology in which every one of its two dozen or more pieces burns with the author's love for his native land and emphasises the fact that if anyone deserves to be now wearing the mantle of the late A L Rowse as our "greatest living Cornishman", then it has to be Professor Charles Thomas. As engaging as it is erudite and as rich, this is a book which should be on the menu of any reader with an interest in Cornwall and all things Cornish.
 

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2 editions of this book were published by The Cornovia Press.

Editions: 1908878029, 1908878037

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