Cornish Studies Volume 2

Cornish Studies: Two

Edited by Philip Payton

Cornish Studies Volume 2
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Edited by Philip Payton

Distributed for University of Exeter Press

179 pages | illustrations
Paper $29.95 ISBN: 9780859894548 Published January 1994 For sale in North and South America only

The second 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
David Cullum, Allen E. Ivey, Ronald M. James, John Lowerson, Philip Payton, Charles Penglase, Hörst Rossler, Adrian Spalding, Alys Thomas, Paul Thornton and Peter Wardley

Contents
Introduction

The Diffusion of the Hindu-Arabic Numerical System: Numeracy, Literacy, and Historical Analysis of Writing Skills in Seventeenth-Century West Cornwall
David Cullum (Manchester Metropolitan University) and Peter Wardley (University of the West of England)

Defining the Group: Nineteenth Century Cornish on the North American Mining Frontier
Ronald M. James (Nevada State Historic Preservation Office, United States of America)

Constantine Stonemasons in Search of Work Abroad, 1870 - 1900
Hörst Rossler (University of Bremen, Germany)

Labour Failure and Liberal Tenacity: Radical Politics and Cornish Political Culture, 1880 - 1939
Philip Payton (Institute of Cornish Studies)

Authenticity in the Revival of Cornish
Charles Penglase (University of Newcastle, Australia)

Tourism in Cornwall: Recent Research and Current Trends
Paul Thornton (Institute of Cornish Studies)

Celtic Tourism - Some Recent Magnets
John Lowerson (University of Sussex)

Cornwall's Territorial Dilemma: European Region or 'Westcountry' Sub-region?
Alys Thomas (Institute of Cornish Studies)

Towards a Cornish Identity Theory
Allen E. Ivy (University of Massachusetts, United States of America) and Philip Payton

An Introductory Note on the Wildlife of Brittany and Cornwall with Special Reference to the Lepidoptera
Adrian Spalding (Institute of Cornish Studies)
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