Contribution to an edited collection on the Irish Diaspora focusing on the antagonism between Famine-era Irish immigrants to the US and their estrangement from the main currents of social reform (including antislavery). An intervention in an ongoing debate over immigrant Irish and their ostensible embrace of a proslavery outlook in the late antebellum United States.
|Title of host publication||Rethinking the Irish Diaspora: After The Gathering|
|Editors||Michael Pierse, Johanne Trew|
|Number of pages||29|
|Publication status||Published - 16 Mar 2018|
|Name||Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship|
- Irish America
- US Civil War