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The Challenge Dance: Black-Irish Exchange in Antebellum America

April F. Masten

in Cultures in Motion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159096
eISBN:
9781400849895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159096.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the transnational origins of the challenge dance, a distinctly American tradition of brag dancing, and the ways in which Irish and African dance forms converged and collided in ... More


Perspectives on Irish migration

in Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651.003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the main patterns and features of Irish migration in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The use of the concept of ‘relative deprivation’ in explicating migration was ... More


Remaking the British Atlantic: The United States and the British Empire after American Independence

P. J. Marshall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640355
eISBN:
9780191739279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640355.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

How did Britain and America face up to the new world of American independence? This book argues that there was a sharp division between political relations and the many other links that had bound ... More


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