Aspects of Devon History: People, Places, and Landscapes
(Edited by Jane Bliss, Elizabeth Maycock and Chris Jago) £18.00
(ISBN 9780903766029 428 pages
Many illustrations including black and white, and, colour photographs, Maps, some in colour, diagrams and other images.)
Marks the fortieth anniversary of the Devon History Society. This celebratory
book, with an introduction by Todd Gray, includes contributions from
both professional and local historians.
In a stimulating collection of twenty-nine wide-ranging articles, authors consider aspects of social, political, economic, religious and maritime history from the medieval period to the twentieth century.
A number of biographical studies are included. The articles in this volume are a celebration not just of the Devon History Society but of local history groups, of their historians and of the pursuit of Devon's past. The book will appeal to the many individuals and groups who are interested in the rich and varied history of the county. Click here for contents (pdf file)