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One and all : the Cornish in nineteenth century New South Wales

Lay, Patricia


Emigration was a common nineteenth century Cornish experience. It occurred as Cornish men and women dispersed across the world as a result of downturns in mining and in the other traditional Cornish industries of farming and fishing. Cornish emigrants left a land whose differences from other parts of Britain had been maintained through centuries of isolation and through Cornwall's separate ethnicity, history, geography and culture. The most common pattern of emigration was that...[Show more]

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Date published: 1992-03
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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