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  - JaneAustenNut - LibraryThing

I discovered this book on a day trip to Old Salem restored early American village. Obtained the book at the Moravian Book Store. An excellent work of Scotch Irish social history; a great genealogy ... Read full review

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User Review  - JBreedlove - LibraryThing

A partisan book written about a relatively unrecognized portion of the American populace. Another enlightening book about a people (my ancestors) that I knew little of. Read full review

Contents

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The late James G. Leyburn was professor of sociology at Washington and Lee University.

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