By Professor Philip Payton,Dr Alston Kennerley,Helen Doe,Philip Payton,Alston Kennerley,John C. Appleby,John Armstrong,G.H. and R. Bennett,Terry Chapman,Wendy R. Childs,Dr Janet Cusack,Bernard Deacon,Roy Fenton,Maryanne Kowaleski,Tony Pawlyn,Cathryn Pearce,C
Cornwall is quintessentially a maritime region. virtually an island, nowhere in it's extra than 25 miles from the ocean. Cornwall’s frequently certain background has been moulded through this omnipresent maritime setting, whereas its strategic place on the western approaches—jutting out into the Atlantic—has given this background an international impact.
It is likely to be spectacular then, that, regardless of the vital position of the ocean in Cornwall’s heritage, there has now not but been a whole maritime background of Cornwall. The Maritime heritage of Cornwall units out to fill this hole, exploring the wealthy and intricate maritime inheritance of this designated peninsula.
In a superbly illustrated quantity, separately commissioned contributions from amazing historians complex at the value of alternative classes, from the center a long time to the 20th century.
The Maritime historical past of Cornwall is an important addition to the literature of foreign maritime heritage and is vital to these with an curiosity in Cornwall previous and present.
Winner of the Holyer an Gof Non-Fiction Award 2015.