The Scotch-Irish

The Scotch-Irish

A Social History

Book - 1962
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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 discusses their life in Scotland, when the essentials of their character and culture were shaped; their removal to Northern Ireland and the action of their residence in that region upon their outlook on life; and their successive migrations to America, where they settled especially in the back-country of Pennsylvania, Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia, and then after the Revolutionary War were in the van of pioneers to the west
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, 1962
Branch Call Number: 325.73 Ley
Characteristics: 377 pages


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