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Making Moonta : the invention of Australia's little Cornwall

Author: Philip Payton
Publisher: Exeter : University of Exeter Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An investigation of the popular tradition of `Australia's Little Cornwall': how one town in South Australia gained and perpetuated this identity into the twenty-first century. This book is about  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Payton, Philip, 1953-
Making Moonta.
Exeter : University of Exeter Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608036921
Online version:
Payton, Philip, 1953-
Making Moonta.
Exeter : University of Exeter Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608296489
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Payton
ISBN: 9780859897969 0859897966 0859897958 9780859897952
OCLC Number: 156832374
Description: xiii, 269 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 'The largest Cornish communities beyond Land's End' : Making Moonta's Cornish myth --
'Wherever a hole is sunk in the ground' : Moonta and Cornwall's great emigration --
The cult of Captain Hancock : the man and his mines --
'Cornwall was never conquered yet' : Moonta's working-class heroes --
'Moonta toil and Moonta gain' : Women, Methodists and the triumph over adversity --
'Moonta's little, but she's great' : The enduring myth --
'The world's largest Cornish festival' : the myth revived.
Responsibility: Philip Payton.

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`Although academic in feel, this lavishly illustrated book is a highly readable account of the myth of "Little Cornwall".' (BBC Who do you think you are?, March 2008) `Detailed and sympathetic [...] Read more...

 
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