New Perspectives on the Irish in Scotland

by Martin J. Mitchell


New Perspectives on the Irish in Scotland

This book contains a collection of essays on the Irish in Scotland for almost 20 years. It provides a reassessment of the Irish immigrant experience and offers social, cultural and religious development of Scotland over the past several years.

 

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‘This book really ought to be in every library in this country,’  – Sunday Times Scotland

‘A meticulously-edited volume … lively and academically rigorous,’  – Scottish Affairs

‘Both an arresting and extremely readable text that displays an essential ingredient in Scotland’s modern landscape,’ – Scottish Catholic Observer

Irish immigrants and their descendants have made a vital contribution to the creation of modern Scotland. This book is the first collection of essays on the Irish in Scotland for almost twenty years, and brings together for the first time all the leading authorities on the subject. It provides a major reassessment of the Irish immigrant experience and offers social, cultural and religious development of Scotland over the past 200 years.

Martin J. Mitchell completed a PhD at the University of Strathclyde in 1997, and then became a Research Fellow at the AHRC Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen 1998–2003. He now lectures and tutors at the University of Strathclyde.

 

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ISBN: 9781904607830

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd

Stock status: Published

Categories: Birlinn/Polygon