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The Cornish Overseas: A History of Cornwall's 'Great Emigration'
 

The Cornish Overseas: A History of Cornwall's 'Great Emigration' (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised and expanded 3rd edition)

By Payton, Philip

The story of the migration of the Cornish people throughout the world is an epic. First and foremost a maritime land, with links to the greater world beyond these islands stretching back into prehistoric times, Cornwall has experienced waves of emigration throughout its long hist...ory. The Cornish Overseas details the global impact of the most recent of these waves - the `Great Emigration' that lasted for a little more than a century from 1815 until the First World War and after. Cornish historians have long recognised the international significance of this wholesale scattering of the so-called Cousin Jacks and Jennies, but have yet to fully understand the consequences of this phenomenon. Including much new research undertaken in recent years, Philip Payton illustrates the effects on each region of the incursion of the Cornish diaspora. Philip Payton is one of the world's leading scholars of the movement of Cornish people over time, both within the United Kingdom and to the major mining and agricultural districts of the world. His accessible narrative covers the United States, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, continental South America and elsewhere. The story of the migration of the Cornish people throughout the world is an epic. Philip Payton is one of the world's leading scholars of the movement of Cornish people over time, both within the United Kingdom and to the major mining and agricultural districts of the world. His accessible narrative covers the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, continental South America and elsewhere, and includes much new research undertaken in recent years.
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ISBN 9781905816118
Released NZ 10 Dec 2019
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Revised and expanded 3rd edition
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ISBN-13 9781905816118
Stock Out of stock
Status Publication Cancelled
Publisher unlisted
Imprint University of Exeter Press
Released 10 Dec 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Revised and expanded 3rd edition
Edition Revised and expanded 3rd edition
Author(s) By Payton, Philip
Category World History: C 1750 To C 1900
British & Irish History
Local History
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 527
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Dewey Code 304.8094237
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Cornish - Foreign countries, Cornish - Social conditions, Cornwall England County - Emigration and immigration
NBS Text Local History, Names & Genealogy
ONIX Text College/higher education

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