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People with No Name - Ireland's Ulster Scots, America's Scots Irish, and the Creation of a British Atlantic World, 1689-1764

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ISBN-10: 0691074623

ISBN-13: 9780691074627

Edition: 2001

Authors: Patrick Griffin

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More than 100,000 Ulster Presbyterians of Scottish origin migrated to the American colonies in the six decades prior to the American Revolution, the largest movement of any group from the British Isles to British North America in the eighteenth century. Drawing on a vast store of archival materials,The People with No Nameis the first book to tell this fascinating story in its full, transatlantic context. It explores how these people--whom one visitor to their Pennsylvania enclaves referred to as ''a spurious race of mortals known by the appellation Scotch-Irish''--drew upon both Old and New World experiences to adapt to staggering religious, economic, and cultural change. In remarkably…    
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 10/14/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Introduction: Identity in an Atlantic World
The Transformation of Ulster Society in the Wake of the Glorious Revolution
"Satan's Sieve": Crisis and Community in Ulster
"On the Wing for America": Ulster Presbyterian Migration, 1718-1729
"The Very Scum of Mankind": Settlement and Adaptation in a New World
"Melted Down in the Heavenly Mould": Responding to a Changing Frontier
"The Christian White Savages of Peckstang and Donegall": Surveying the Frontiers of an Atlantic World