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Irish Migration, Networks and Ethnic Identities Since 1750

Delaney, Enda and MacRaild, Donald M., eds. (2007) Irish Migration, Networks and Ethnic Identities Since 1750. London. 304 pp. Routledge. ISBN 13: 9780415390538 [Book (edited)]

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Abstract

This collection of essays demonstrates in vivid detail how a range of formal and informal networks shaped the Irish experience of emigration, settlement and the construction of ethnic identity in a variety of geographical contexts since 1750. It examines topics as diverse as the associational culture of the Orange Order in the nineteenth century to the role of transatlantic political networks in developing and maintaining a sense of diaspora, all within the overarching theme of the role of networks. This volume represents a pioneering study that contributes to wider debates in the history of global migration, the first of its kind for any ethnic group, with conclusions of relevance far beyond the history of Irish migration and settlement. It is also expected that the volume will have resonance for scholars working in parallel fields, not least those studying different ethnic groups, and the editors contextualise the volume with this in mind in their introductory essay.This book was previously published as a special issue of Immigrants and Minorities.

Item Type:Book (edited)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts > School of English and History
Faculty of Arts
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute > History
ID Code:26518
Deposited By: Professor Donald MacRaild
Deposited On:05 Aug 2013 07:53
Last Modified:05 Aug 2013 07:53

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