Irish immigrants in the land of Canaan : letters and memoirs from colonial and revolutionary America, 1675-1815

Publisher's description: Irish Immigrants in the Land of Canaan is a monumental study of early Irish Protestant and Catholic immigration to America. Through exhaustive research and analysis of the migrants' letters and memoirs, the editors explore why the immigrants left Ireland, how they...

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Contributors: Miller, Kerby A.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
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Online Access:Book review (H-Net)
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245 0 0 |a Irish immigrants in the land of Canaan :  |b letters and memoirs from colonial and revolutionary America, 1675-1815  |c written & edited by Kerby A. Miller ... [et al.] 
260 |a Oxford ;  |a New York :  |b Oxford University Press,  |c 2003. 
300 |a xxvii, 788 p. :  |b ill., maps ;  |c 26 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 687-764) and index. 
520 |a Publisher's description: Irish Immigrants in the Land of Canaan is a monumental study of early Irish Protestant and Catholic immigration to America. Through exhaustive research and analysis of the migrants' letters and memoirs, the editors explore why the immigrants left Ireland, how they adapted to colonial and revolutionary America, and how their experiences and attitudes shaped society, culture and politics, and created modern Irish and Irish-American identities, in America and Ireland alike. 
590 |a HSP credit line -- Chester County Miscellaneous Papers (coll. 123); Edward Carey Gardiner Collection (coll. 227A); Lea & Febiger Papers (Coll. 227B); George Bryan Papers (Coll. 90); William Irvine Papers (Coll. 1734); Rev. Thomas Barton "Journal of an Expedition to Ohio" (Am .8153). 
650 0 |a Irish Americans  |x History  |v Sources. 
650 0 |a Irish Americans  |v Biography. 
650 0 |a Immigrants  |z United States  |x History  |v Sources. 
650 0 |a Immigrants  |z United States  |v Biography. 
651 0 |a United States  |x History  |y Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775  |v Biography. 
651 0 |a United States  |x History  |y Revolution, 1775-1783  |v Biography. 
651 0 |a United States  |x History  |y 1783-1865  |v Biography. 
700 1 |a Miller, Kerby A. 
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