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Cornish Studies Volume 1

Edited by Philip Payton

Cornish Studies Volume 1
Paperback, 168 pages £25.00
Published: 1993
ISBN: 9780859894135
Format: 229mm x 150mm
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Subjects: Cornish Studies, History, South-West Studies
Series: Cornish Studies

The first 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
Lyn Bryant, Mary Buck, Bernard Deacon, Keith H. Hyatt, Edwin Jaggard, Margaret James-Korany, Philip Payton, Paul Thornton, Caroline Vink, Malcolm Williams and Harry Woodhouse

1. Introduction

2. 'a...concealed envy against the English': a Note on the Aftermath of the 1497 Rebellions in Cornwall, Philip Payton

3. Liberals and Conservatives in West cornwall, 1832-1868, Edwin Jaggard

4. 'Blue Books' as Sources for Cornish Emigration History, Margaret James-Korany

5. 'Face the Music' - Church and Chapel Bands in Cornwall, Harry Woodhouse

6. Re-inventing Cornwall: Culture Change on the European Periphery, Bernard Deacon

7. Cornwall and Changes in the 'Tourist Gaze', Paul Thornton

8. Housing the Cornish: Containing the Crisis, Mary Buck, Malcolm Williams and Lyn Bryant

9. 'Be Forever Cornish!' Some Observations on the Ethnoregional Movement in Contemporary Cornwall, Caroline Vink

10. The Acarine Fauna of the Isles of Scilly, Keith H. Hyatt

'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 , 168 pages
 229mm x 150mm

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


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