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Cornish Studies Volume 3

Edited by Philip Payton

Cornish Studies Volume 3
Paperback, 224 pages £25.00
Published: 1995
ISBN: 9780859894760
Format: 229mm x 150mm
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Subjects: Cornish Studies, History, South-West Studies
Series: Cornish Studies

The third volume in the acclaimed paperback series . . . the only county series that can legitimately claim to represent the past and present of a nation.

Contributions by
Mel Davies, Ken George, Eric Harrsion, John Hurst, Patricia Lay, Philip Payton, Adrian Spalding, Paul Thornton, Stella Turk, Carol Williams and Malcolm Williams

1. Introduction

2. Collective Action and the Cornish Miner in Australia: An Early Repudiation of the 'Individualistic' Thesis, Mel Davis

3. Not What They Seemed? Cornish Assisted Immigrants in New South Wales, 1837-77, Patricia Lay

4. Cornish Emigration in Response to Changes in the International Copper Market in the 1860's, Philip Payton

5. The Great Western Railway and the Cornish-Celtic Revival, Philip Payton and Paul Thornton

6. Which Base for Revived Cornish?, Ken George

7. Voice from a White Silence: the Manuscripts of Jack Clemo, John Hurst

8. The Significance of cornish and Scillonian Natural History, Stella Turk

9. The Importance of Metaliferous Mining Sites in Cornwall for Wildlife (with Special Reference to Insects), Adrian Spalding

10. Movers and Stayers: A Comparison of Migratory and Non-Migratory Groups in Cornwall 1981-1991, Malcolm Williams and Eric Harrison

11. Housing in Cornwall: a Two-Tier System?, Carol Williams

12. Book Reviews

'Most articles emphasize Cornish 'difference', and place it in a wider context of European cultural and territorial diversity.' (Southern History, Vol. 18, 1997)

Philip Payton is Professor of Cornish and Australian Studies in the University of Exeter and Director of the Institute of Cornish Studies at the University’s Cornwall campus. He is also the author of A.L. Rowse in Cornwall: A Paradoxical Patriot and numerous other books on Cornwall and the Cornish.

Publication Details:

 Paperback , 224 pages
 229mm x 150mm

BIC Code:
  HIS015000, HIS018000, HIS054000
 University of Exeter Press


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