The Scotch-Irish: A Social History

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Univ of North Carolina Press, Aug 1, 1989 - History - 377 pages
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Dispelling much of what he terms the "mythology" of the Scotch-Irish, James Leyburn provides an absorbing account of their heritage. He traces their life in Scotland, when the essentials of their character and culture were shaped; their removal to Norther
  

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User Review  - Mary Anne - Goodreads

Fascinating. I was able to put my ancestors in context by reading this well-researched and engagingly written book. Read full review

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User Review  - Keith - Goodreads

Excellent read regarding the pattern of the Scotch-Irish immigration to America. It's interesting to note the the "Irish Presbyterian" (Scotch-Irish) element were the backbone of Washington's haggard ... Read full review

Contents

IV
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V
14
VI
36
VII
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VIII
56
IX
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X
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XI
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XXI
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XXII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
273

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XIV
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XXVIII
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XXIX
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XXX
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XXXI
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XXXII
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The late James G. Leyburn was professor of sociology at Washington and Lee University.

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