University of Exeter Press

Cornish Studies Volume 9

    • 336 Pages


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







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




    Introduction,

    1. Celtic Galicia? Ancient Connections and Similarities in the Traditions, Superstitions and Folklore of the Cornish Peninsula and Galicia in Spain, Manuel Alberro

    2. Models of Memorialization: Cornwall, Ireland and Brittany Compared, Paul Cockerham

    3. A Rediscovered Cornish-English Vocabulary, Andrew Hawke

    4. The Making of a Myth: Cornish Miners in the New World in the Early Nineteenth Century, Sharron P. Schwartz

    5. The Misfortunes of the Mine: Coping with Life and Death in Nineteenth-Century Cornwall, John Rule

    6. Cornwall's Newspaper War: The Political Rivalry Between the Royal Cornwall Gazette and the West Briton, 1810-1831, Brian Elvins

    7. 'Vote Labor, and Rid South Australia of a Danger to the Purity of Our Race': The Cornish Radical Tradition in South Australia, 1900-1939, Philip Payton

    8. Cornwall: A Very Difficult Woman? A Feminist Approach to Issues of Cornish Identity, Cheryl Hayden

    9. A Question of Ethnic Identity, Philipa Aldous and Malcolm Williams

    10. Community Identity and Cyberspace: A Study of the Cornish Community, David Crowther  and Chris Carter

    Review Articles

    11. 'A Modern and Scholarly Cornish-English Dictionary': Ken George's Gerlyver Kernewek Kemmyn, N.J.A. Williams

    12. Gerlyver Sawsnek-Kernowek, Neil Kennedy

    13. Cornish Politics: Continuity and Change, Garry Tregidga



    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.