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Macmillan Higher Education

The Irish Diaspora in Britain, 1750-1939 (2nd Edition)

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Palgrave

Pages: 288
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Social History in Perspective

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Hardcover - 9780230240285

15 December 2010

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This established study focuses on the most important phase of Irish migration, providing analysis of why and how the Irish settled in Britain in such numbers. Updated and expanded, the new edition now extends the coverage to...

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This established study focuses on the most important phase of Irish migration, providing analysis of why and how the Irish settled in Britain in such numbers. Updated and expanded, the new edition now extends the coverage to 1939 and features new chapters on gender and the Irish diaspora in a global perspective.

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A highlyregarded and established study providing the most comprehensive and wideranging account of the Irish in the British Isles
Thoroughly revised, updated and expanded in the light of new research and scholarship, with extended coverage to 1939
Includes new chapters on gender and the Irish diaspora in global perspective concepts such as transnationalism and diaspora are hot topics and the Irish in Britain need to be viewed as part of a global movement of people and cultures

List of Tables
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Economy, Poverty and Emigration
Concentration and Dispersal: Irish Labour Migration to Britain
Spiritual and Social Bonds: The Culture of Irish Catholicism
The Protestant Irish
Politics, Labour and Participation
Gender and Ethnicity
A Culture of Anti-Irishness
The Irish in Britain and the Wider Diaspora: Comparisons and Connections
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliographical Essay
Index.

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DONALD 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.

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DONALD 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.

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