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Cornish Studies Volume 4

Edited by Philip Payton

Cornish Studies Volume 4
Paperback, 196 pages £25.00
Published: 1996
ISBN: 9780859895231
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Subjects: Cornish Studies, History, South-West Studies
Series: Cornish Studies

The fourth 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
Bernard Deacon, Amy Hale, Neil Kennedy, Alan M. Kent, Brian Murdoch, Philip Payton, Glanville Price, Rod Sheaff, Mark Stoyle, Paul Thornton and Nicholas Williams

1. Introduction

2. 'Art Thou of Cornish Crew?': Shakespeare, Henry V and Cornish Identity, Alan M. Kent

3. 'Sir Richard Grenville's Creatures': The New Cornish Tertia, 1644-46, Mark Stoyle

4. Is John of Chyanhor Really a 'Cornish Ruodlieb'?, Brian Murdoch

5. 'Linguistically Sound Principles': the Case Against Kernewek Kemmyn, N.J.A. Williams

6. Language Revival and Language Debate: Modernity and Postmodernity, Bernard Deacon

7. 'Reforming Thirties' and 'Hungry Forties': The Genesis of Cornwall's Emigration Trade, Philip Payton

8. A Century of Centralization: Cornish Health and Healthcare, Rod Sheaff

Research Notes

9. Negative Particles in Cornish, Glanville Price

10. Second Homes in Cornwall, Paul Thornton

Review Articles

11. Foot in the Mouth, or Foot in the Door? Evaluating Chapman's The Celts., Amy Hale

12. Cornish Today: A Modern Cornish Perspective, Neil Kennedy

13. Book Reviews

Notes on Contributors

'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 , 196 pages

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


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