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Cornish studies. 2nd series, 8

Author: P J Payton
Publisher: Exeter : University of Exeter Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P J Payton
ISBN: 085989682X 9780859896825
OCLC Number: 779091857
Notes: Includes: 'No place for a woman' : gender at work in Cornwall's metalliferous mining industry / Sharron Schwartz - 'The best men in Shetland' : women, gender and place in peripheral communities / Lynn Abrams - 'The breadwinners' : gender, locality and diversity in late Victorian and Edwardian Cornwall - 'If the vote is good for Jack, why not for Jill?' : the women's suffrage movement in Cornwall 1870-1914 / Katherine Bradley.
Description: 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction2. "On my grave a marble stone" - early modern Cornish memorialization, Paul Cockerham3. Choosing the group - 19th-century non-mining Cornish in British Columbia, Dorothy Mindenhall4. Celt and Saxon - stereotypes and counter-stereotypes of the late Victorian period, Simon Trezise5. "No place for a woman" - gender at work in Cornwall's metalliferous mining industry, Sharron P. Schwartz6. "The best men in Shetland" - woman, gender and place in peripheral communities, Lyn Abrams7. "The breadwinners" - gender, locality and diversity in late Victorian and Edwardian Cornwall, Ronald Perry8. "If the vote is good for Jack, why not for Jill" - the Women's Suffrage Movement in Cornwall 1970-1914, Katherine Bradley9. "Play the game as men play it" - women in Cornish politics 1918-1922, Treve Crago10. "Bodmin man" - Peter Bessell and the Liberal revival, Garry Tregidga11. "In the eye of the sun" - the Cornish Gorseth and esoteric druidry, Amy Hale12. Literary tourism and the Daphne du Maurier festival, Graham Busby and Zoe Hambly13. In search of the "missing turn" - the spatial dimension and Cornish studues, Bernard DeaconReview Article13. Breaking the Chains and Forging New Links, Bernard DeaconNotes on Contributors
Responsibility: edited by Philip Payton.


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