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Ulster Presbyterians and the Scots Irish Diaspora, 1750–1764

  • Benjamin Bankhurst

About this book

Introduction

Bankhurst examines how news regarding the violent struggle to control the borderlands of British North America between 1740 and 1760 resonated among communities in Ireland with familial links to the colonies. This work considers how intense Irish press coverage and American fundraising drives in Ireland produced empathy among Ulster Presbyterians.

Keywords

imperialism migration religion presbyterians seven years war

Authors and affiliations

  • Benjamin Bankhurst
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137328205
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46039-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-32820-5
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