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Cornish Studies Volume 5

Edited by Philip Payton

Cornish Studies Volume 5
Paperback, 200 pages £25.00
Published: 1997
ISBN: 9780859895514
Format: 229mm x 150mm
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Subjects: Cornish Studies, History, South-West Studies
Series: Cornish Studies

The fifth volume in this acclaimed paperback series covers a wide range of topics, including Celtic Cornwall, Cornish politics, the Cornish economy, Cornish genetics, constructions of language and race in contemporary Cornwall, Cornish rugby, and education in Cornwall.

Contributions by
Rob Burton, Dick Cole, Bernard Deacon, Amy Hale, F. L. Harris, David Harvey, Lynette Olson, Philip Payton, Ronald Perry, F, Roff Rayner, Andy Seward and Garry Tregidga

1. Introduction

2. Cornwall in Context: The New Cornish Historiography, Philip Payton

3. The Cornish: Identity and Genetics - An Alternative View, Dick Cole

4. The Tithing Framework of West Cornwall: A Proposed Pattern and an Interpretation of Territorial Origins, David Harvey

5. Tyranny in Beunans Meriasek, Lynette Olson

6. Proto-industrialisation and Potatoes: A Revised Narrative for Nineteenth-Century Cornwall, Bernard Deacon

7. Rethinking Celtic Cornwall: An Ethnographic Approach, Amy Hale

8. Genesis of the Celto-Cornish Revival? L.C. Duncombe-Jewell and the Cowethas Kelto-Kernuak, Amy Hale

9. Celtic Revival and Economic Development in Edwardian Cornwall, Ronald Perry

10. The Politics of the Celto-Cornish Revival, 1886-1939, Garry Tregidga

11. A Passion to Exist: Cultural Hegemony and the Roots of Cornish Identity, Rob Burton

12. Cornish Rugby and Cultural Identity: A Socio-historical Perspective, Andy Seward

Research Note

13. Cornwall Education Week: Seventy Years On, F. Roff Rayner, F.L. Harris, Philip Payton

14. Book Review

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 , 200 pages
 229mm x 150mm

BIC Code:
  HIS015000, HIS018000, HIS054000, SOC002000
 University of Exeter Press


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