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Amy Hale has argued that the new tourism initiatives have changed the Cornish heritage due to highlighting of international awareness of Cornish identity against the English heritage. This has resulted in an increased awareness of industrial Cornish heritage, as mining has become the central point of this heritage…..(Hale)Cornwall was in the prime of its mining and fishing business in the 1800s, while there has been the planned effort to shift this industrial heritage and importance of Cornwall to the tourist attraction and an economy dependant on the tourism industry. As there have been many factors responsible for this type of Cornish revival, which occurred mainly during the period of 1900 to 1950, the daily life of an ordinary Cornish citizen has also been affected by such revival. The revivalists looked back, according to Payton, to the old heritage of Cornwall, as they wanted to have the Cornish language for the people of Cornwall, while moving towards the greater attributes of Cornwall’s romantic traditions, instead of its industrial past. For the purpose of preservation of Celtic remains in the Dutchy of Cornwall, the first revivalist movement came by the name of Cowethas Kelto-Kernuak, in 1901, whose primary aim was to establish the Cornish language as the spoken. Then came the Old Cornwall society in 1920, whose aim was to put together all the parts of old Cornish legacy, so that nothing is lost. While they tried to reach to the ordinary Cornish people, they could not reach their goals of attaining pre-industrial glory for Cornwall, as its people were still struggling to bear the loss of their industrial identity.As Cornish Gorsedd was founded for the promotion of Cornish Language, they also looked at the advancement of Cornish art and music. However, the success of this movement could not be ascertained as very little is known today on the Cornish art or literature.