Gwannap Pit John Wesley

Cornwall and the Cornish


by Bernard Deacon


Cornwall is a special place. It generates a fierce pride among its native sons and daughters and a passionate attachment from newcomers. Dreams of Cornwall can also inspire the Cornish overseas, descendants of nineteenth-century emigrants. But why? This book reveals the meanings of some of the places that inspire an identity with Cornwall. It explains why Cornwall is so often viewed as a distinctive place, and where the Cornish identity comes from

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