Smuggling in the British Isles

Smuggling in the British Isles : A History

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The extraordinary emergence of smuggling during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries forms much of the history of the coastline of the British Isles, and the traditional image of the fisherman-cum-smuggler has intrigued historians and fiction-writers alike for decades.show more

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  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 158 x 236 x 26mm | 521.63g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 075244249X
  • 9780752442495
  • 1,023,394

About Richard Platt

Richard Platt is a maritime historian who has written over 60 books. He has appeared in a Meridian TV series on smuggling, and on BBC's 'Inspirational Britain', as well as taking part in BBC radio's 'Kaleidoscope' and 'Word of Mouth'. More recently, he worked as a costume consultant for the Disney feature film 'Pirates of the Caribbean II'. He lives with his wife in Kent.show more

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