A land of dreams : ethnicity, nationalism, and the Irish in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and Maine, 1880-1923 (eBook, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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A land of dreams : ethnicity, nationalism, and the Irish in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and Maine, 1880-1923

Author: Patrick Mannion
Publisher: Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: McGill-Queen's studies in ethnic history., Series two ;, 46.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Wherever they settled, immigrants from Ireland and their descendants shaped and reshaped their understanding of being Irish in response to circumstances in both the old and new worlds. In A Land of Dreams, Patrick Mannion analyzes and compares the evolution of Irish identity in three communities on the prow of northeastern North America: St John's, Newfoundland, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Portland, Maine, in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mannion, Patrick.
Land of Dreams.
Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1012789506
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Mannion
ISBN: 9780773554054 077355405X 9780773554061 0773554068
OCLC Number: 1035323397
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 332 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction: the Irish diaspora in comparative perspective --
The setting: St. John's, Newfoundland; Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Portland, Maine --
Everyday Irishness: associational life, 1880-1910 --
Charitable relief, the Land League, and home rule nationalism, 1880-1891 --
The changing face of ethnicity: waning nationalism and the Catholic Church --
Reinvented nationalism: the Third Home Rule Bill, the Ulster Crisis, and the First World War, 1911-1918 --
An ethnic resurgence: engagement with Irish nationalism, 1919-1923 --
Conclusion: understanding Irish ethnicity in the diaspora. Appendices : Occupational categories --
Biographical details of members of the Portland Ancient Order of Hibernians, 1912 --
Traceable members of the Portland Land League, 1881-1882 --
Provisional dominion council of the self-determined for Ireland League of Newfoundland, October 1920 --
Names and occupations of the 1920 Portland Friends of Irish Freedom Executive.
Series Title: McGill-Queen's studies in ethnic history., Series two ;, 46.
Responsibility: Patrick Mannion.
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A comparative history of Irish community and identity in St John's, Halifax, and Portland.  Read more...

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"A nuanced, rigorous, and highly informative study of Irish ethnic identity in North America." Malcolm Campbell, University of Auckland "Over the course of six carefully researched and well-written Read more...

 
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