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Far from the green fields of Erin : Ulster emigrants and their stories

Author: David Hume
Publisher: Newtownards : Colourpoint Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Whilst not intended to be an exhaustive account of the many who emigrated from the Province of Ulster, this work reflects the many and varied experiences of the men, women, and children who made long  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Hume
ISBN: 1904242421 9781904242420
OCLC Number: 63395419
Description: 127 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Parts of the world that are forever Ulster --
Why and where they went --
How they went: emigrant journeys recalled --
Back to the land: farming folk who found a new future in far-off lands --
Canny in commerce: Ulster folk in business and employment overseas --
To be found in many fields: exiles in diverse walks of life across the world --
Spreading the Word: clerics and congregations abroad --
Fraternal greetings: travelling warrants and universal handshakes --
"Kentucky Rifles": Ulstermen and their descendants on the battlefield --
Political exiles from the land of their birth --
Late arrivals: Ulster emigrants in the 20th century.
Responsibility: David Hume.
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