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527 pages
8 x 5 inches
University of Exeter Press
Hardback (January 2020)
ISBN-13 9781905816101
ISBN-10 1905816103
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Modern History
The Cornish Overseas
The epic story of Cornwall's 'Great Emigration'
by Philip Payton
In this fully revised and up-dated edition of The Cornish Overseas, Philip Payton draws upon almost two decades of additional research undertaken by historians the world over since the first paperback show more
   about the author

Philip Payton is Emeritus Professor of Cornish and Australian Studies in the University of Exeter and Professor of History at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical show more
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A Culture of Mobility
The Rage for Emigration
Bonanzas and Bugbears - Latin America
From Famine to Frontier - The Hungry Forties and the First American Mining Boom
South Australia's Copper Kingdom

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'The most important book of its kind in half a century.

'A spectacular and comprehensive scope.[...] It is a salute to Cornwall and the Cornish. It must take a premier place in breadth of research,
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