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- DescriptionUntil the 1950s, the Irish were by far the largest ethnic mirity in Britain. This leading study focuses on the most important phase of Irish migration, providing an analytical discussion of why and how the Irish settled in such numbers. The Irish Diaspora in Britain, 1750-1939, second edition: * examines key aspects of the social, religious and political worlds of these migrants * explores both Catholic and Protestant immigrants * explains why they were so often the victims of native hostility * adopts a truly Britain-wide approach * draws upon the latest research and a wide range of printed primary sources. Thoroughly revised, updated and expanded, the new edition of this essential text broadens the analysis to 1939 and w features additional chapters on gender and the Irish diaspora in transnational perspective.
- Author BiographyDONALD M. MACRAILD is Professor of History at Northumbria University, UK. He has published widely on Irish migrant history and nineteenth-century Britain and is Series Editor of Palgrave Macmillan's Theory and History series.
- Author(s)Donald M. MacRaild
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication24/11/2010
- SubjectRegional History
- Series TitleSocial History in Perspective
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- First Published1999
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Note13 black & white tables
- Weight373 g
- Width138 mm
- Height217 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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