Cornish Studies Volume 15

Edited by Philip Payton

Edited by Philip Payton

Distributed for University of Exeter Press

263 pages | 8-4/5 x 5-9/10
Paper $31.95 ISBN: 9780859898089 Published January 2007 For sale in North and South America only
The fifteenth volume in this acclaimed paperback series has been redesigned and includes articles on the Cornish language and early modern Cornwall, Cornish migration and settlement in Victoria (Australia) and Nevada (America), Cornish politics and economics, the poet John Betjeman, and popular music in contemporary Cornwall.

Notes on contributors


1. The Cornish Englyn

Nicholas J.A. Williams (University College Dublin)

2. Glasney’s Parish Clergy and the Tregear Manuscript

D.H. Frost (St David’s Catholic College, Cardiff)

3. ‘We don’t travel much, only to South Africa’: Reconstructing Nineteenth-century Cornish Migration Patters

Bernard Deacon (Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter)

4. From St Just to St Just Point: Cornish Migration to Nineteenth-century Victoria

Charles Fahey (La Trobe University, Bendigo, Australia)

5. Home Away From Home: Cornish Immigrants in Nineteenth-century Nevada

Ronald M> James (Nevada State Historic Preservation Office, United States of America)

6. Representing the Duchy: Francis Acland and Cornish Politics, 1910-1922

Garry Tregidga (Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter)

7. John Betjeman and the Holy Grail: One Man’s Celtic Quest

Philip Payton (institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter)

8. Alex Parks, Punks and Pipers: Towards a History of Popular Music in Cornwall 1967-2007

Alan M. Kent (Open University)

9. Economic Theory and Cornwall

John Dirring (Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter)

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