This number of eleven essays addresses the complicated problems with Scotch-Irish background and ethnic id through viewing them from a transatlantic and comparative viewpoint. The eleven essays, initially offered at conferences of the Ulster-American history Symposium through students from Scotland, eire, Canada, and the U.S., deal with the character of Scotch-Irish tradition via reading values, traditions, demographics, and language. The essays emphasise numerous issues: the dynamic nature of Ulster society within the seventeenth and 18th centuries, which formed the factors for migration to the hot global; the event of migration, together with the expectancies and realities of lifestyles within the New global; and the improvement of financial innovations and neighborhood construction in either Ulster and the recent international. The publication additionally presents a dialogue of the continued scholarly debates on ethnic identification and cultural diffusion. The participants to this quantity method their topic from quite a few disciplines, which emphasizes the variety of the Scotch-Irish adventure. New learn illustrates the worth of transatlantic discussion and of comparative reviews firmly established in neighborhood and local reviews for the knowledge of ethnicity and migration heritage.

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