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The Irish in Britain, 1871–1921

DAVID FITZPATRICK

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of Irish immigrants in Great Britain during the period from 1871 to 1921. The Irish who came to Britain in the 1870s were mainly reluctant immigrants, and they were ... More


Cultures of Adjustment

Enda Delaney

in The Irish in Post-War Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199276677
eISBN:
9780191707674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276677.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the processes of adjustment and adaptation of Irish migrants. It shows that during the post-war period, British society was transformed as traditional sources of moral authority ... More


A Sense of Self

Enda Delaney

in The Irish in Post-War Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199276677
eISBN:
9780191707674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276677.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter brings together much of the earlier discussions and maps out how individual and collective identities interacted, the ways in which the Irish imagined themselves, and how they were ... More


“Come out of such a land, you Irishmen”: Daniel O’Connell, American Slavery, and the Making of the Irish Race

Bruce Nelson

in Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153124
eISBN:
9781400842230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153124.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Irish nationalism in the context of the debate over slavery and abolition. It focuses on the figure of Daniel O'Connell. O'Connell was by reputation Ireland's liberator; he ... More


Paddy and Paddiette Go to Washington: Race and Transnational Immigration Politics

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

in Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter follows the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform (ILIR), which organized in December 2005 to “legalize the Irish,” maintaining that calls for a zero tolerance approach to immigration at ... More


The Irish in Australia and New Zealand, 1870–1990

PATRICK OʼFARRELL

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of Irish immigrants in Australia and New Zealand during the period from 1870 to 1990. The Irish ideal of farming was realised to a very significant extent by the ... More


Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Bruce Nelson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153124
eISBN:
9781400842230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153124.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a book about Irish nationalism and how Irish nationalists developed their own conception of the Irish race. The book begins with an exploration of the discourse of race—from the ... More


Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Jeff Strickland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060798
eISBN:
9780813050867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060798.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Charleston, South Carolina, was a cosmopolitan city during the mid-to-late nineteenth century. Germans, Irish, and a host of European and Latin American immigrants shared the same workplaces, ... More


Who’s Your Paddy?: Irish Immigrant Generations in Greater New York

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

in Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter briefly examines the race-consciousness embedded within the Irish immigrant’s psyche, exploring both the history and ideologies that had led to the racial expectations of ... More


“All of That Class That Infest N.Y.”: Perspectives on Irish American Loyalty and Patriotism in the Wake of the New York City Draft Riots

Ryan W. Keating

in Contested Loyalty: Debates over Patriotism in the Civil War North

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279753
eISBN:
9780823281503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279753.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Ryan Keating’s work examines the linkages between national loyalty and ethnic identity, turning to the subject of Irish American immigrants. Looking at Irish-American communities in Connecticut and ... More


Crossing the Frontiers of the English Realm in the Fifteenth Century

Ralph A. Griffiths

in Power and Identity in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of Rees Davies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199285464
eISBN:
9780191700330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285464.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter compares the nature and extent of immigration by the Welsh, Scots, and Irish into late medieval England. It argues that the reception of Scots, Irish, and Welsh settlers in England ... More


The New York Irish: Fashioning Urban Identities in Nineteenth-Century New York City

Meredith B. Linn

in Archaeology of Identity and Dissonance: Contexts for a Brave New World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056197
eISBN:
9780813053950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056197.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

During the mid- to late-nineteenth century, millions of Irish people emigrated to the U.S. fleeing hardship and searching for a better life. Much has been written about how they faced great ... More


Slavery and Urban Life

Jeff Strickland

in Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060798
eISBN:
9780813050867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060798.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

German and Irish immigrants interacted with slaves and free blacks in Charleston on a daily basis and in a variety of social and economic contexts. The brutality of urban slavery was unmistakable as ... More


Postwar Municipal Politics and the Failure of Reconstruction

Jeff Strickland

in Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060798
eISBN:
9780813050867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060798.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Germans, Irish, and African Americans profoundly influenced municipal politics during the Reconstruction period. African Americans, Germans, and Irish immigrants took advantage of universal suffrage ... More


Battling the Anglo-Saxon Myth: Irish Identity in the Antebellum United States, 1848–1861

Cian T. McMahon

in Global Dimensions of Irish Identity: Race, Nation, and the Popular Press, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620107
eISBN:
9781469620121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620107.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter looks at the contours of Irish American racial discourse between the arrival of the first Young Irelanders in the late 1840s to the United States and the outbreak of the Civil War in ... More


Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Urban South

Jeff Strickland

in Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060798
eISBN:
9780813050867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060798.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Charleston was a coastal port city on the Atlantic Ocean, and, along with its physical geography, that led to heightened social interaction between slaves, free blacks, and European immigrants. ... More


Cú Chulainn in Late Medieval Wales

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses a legendary Irish musical council at Glendalough and then a reference to Cú Chulainn in a sixteenth‐century Welsh tune‐name. Allusions to this hero by the poets Lewys Glyn ... More


Reluctant Secessionists: The Irish, Southern Politics, and the Birth of the Confederacy

David T. Gleeson

in The Green and the Gray: The Irish in the Confederate States of America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607566
eISBN:
9781469612508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607566.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the political participation of Irish immigrants in the South. Even as late as 1860, many were loyal to the national Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Stephen ... More


“Ye Sons of Green Erin Assemble”: Northern Irish American Catholics and the Union War Effort, 1861–1865

Susannah J. Ural

in Civil War Citizens: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in America's Bloodiest Conflict

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785690
eISBN:
9780814785737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785690.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the initial motivations behind Irish American Catholics' enlistments in the early years of the war; how their views of the conflict, as well as the opinions of their ... More


Introduction

Jeff Strickland

in Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060798
eISBN:
9780813050867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060798.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The interaction of German and Irish immigrants, enslaved and free African Americans, and white Southerners defined the social, economic and political developments in Civil War–era Charleston. Slavery ... More


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