The "Cornish Studies" collections reflect current work in a range of subject areas, including local history, archaeology, regional development, ethnicity, alternative energy, Celtic studies, environmentalism, language and dialect, nationalism and tourism. This first volume consists of nine articles on a diverse set of topics which include the 1497 rebellions, church and chapel bands, emigration, housing, tourism and the fauna of the Isles of Scilly.
Philip Payton is Professor of Cornish and Australian Studies in the University of Exeter and Director of the Institute of Cornish Studies at the University's Cornwall campus. He is also the author of A.L. Rowse in Cornwall: A Paradoxical Patriot and numerous other books on Cornwall and the Cornish.