Gathering Antipathy: Irish Immigrants and Race in America's Age of Emancipation

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRethinking the Irish Diaspora: After The Gathering
EditorsMichael Pierse, Johanne Trew
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Chapter6
Pages157-185
Number of pages29
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-40784-5
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-40783-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Mar 2018

Publication series

NameMigration, Diasporas and Citizenship

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emancipation
immigrant
social reform
antagonism
diaspora

Keywords

  • Irish America
  • Race
  • Immigration
  • US Civil War
  • Slavery
  • Abolition

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Kelly, B. (2018). Gathering Antipathy: Irish Immigrants and Race in America's Age of Emancipation. In M. Pierse, & J. Trew (Eds.), Rethinking the Irish Diaspora: After The Gathering (pp. 157-185). (Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40784-5
Kelly, Brian. / Gathering Antipathy: Irish Immigrants and Race in America's Age of Emancipation. Rethinking the Irish Diaspora: After The Gathering. editor / Michael Pierse ; Johanne Trew. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. pp. 157-185 (Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship).
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Rethinking the Irish Diaspora: After The Gathering. ed. / Michael Pierse; Johanne Trew. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. p. 157-185 (Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship).

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