Cornish Studies, Volume 16

Edited by Philip Payton

Edited by Philip Payton

Distributed for University of Exeter Press

288 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2008
Paper $31.95 ISBN: 9780859898362 Published March 2009 For sale in North and South America only

The latest volume of Cornish Studies includes articles on the possible existence of a Medieval Cornish Bible; the rebellion and Civil War during Cornwall’s early modern period; the Cornish Army; Cornish emigration to Australia; Cornish identity; tourism and representations of Cornwall in travel writing; and social, political, economic, and public health issues affecting Cornwall in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.

Contents
Notes on contributors
Introduction
 
1  The Medieval Cornish Bible: More Evidence
    Erik Grigg (University of Manchester)
 
2  Afterlife of an Army: The Old Cornish Regiments, 1643-44
    Mark Stoyle (University of Southampton)
 
3  From Cornish Miner to Farmer in Nineteenth-Century South Australia: A Case Study
    Jan Lokan (McLaren Vale, South Australia)
 
4  The Relief of Poverty in Cornwall, 1780-1881: From Collateral Support to Respectability
    Peter Tremewan (Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter)
 
5  'A Cornish Voice in the Celtic Orchestra': Robert Morton Nance and the Celtic Congress of 1926
    Derek R. Williams (Oswestry, Shropshire)
 
6  A Preference for Doing Nothing or a Misplaced Focus on Men? Problematic Starting Points for Early Twentieth-Century Public Health Reform in Cornwall
    Catherine Mills (University of Exeter) and Pamela Dale (University of Exeter)
 
7  Cultural Capital in Cornwall: Heritage and the Visitor
    Graham Busby (University of Plymouth) and Kevin Meethan (University of Plymouth)
 
8  Changing Landscapes of Difference: Representations of Cornwall in Travel Writing, 1949-2007
    Robert Dickinson (Regional Council of Brittany and Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter)
 
9  Cornish Identity: Vague Notion or Social Fact?
    Joanie Willett (University of Exeter)
 
10  1549 -- The Rebels Shout Back
    Cheryl Hayden (Queensland University of Technology)
 
Review Article
 
11  Cornish Cases and Cornish Social History
    Bernard Deacon (Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter)
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