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Author McMahon, Cian T.,
Title The global dimensions of Irish identity : race nation, and the popular press, 1840-1880 / Cian T. McMahon.
Imprint Chapel Hill, NC : University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
Edition 1 edition.

Author McMahon, Cian T.,
Subject Group identity -- Ireland.
National characteristics, Irish.
Ireland -- Civilization -- 19th century.
Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
Ireland -- Emigration and immigration.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 238 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Edition 1 edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Note on text -- Introduction -- L'esprit et les lois : Celts and Saxons in Ireland, 1840-1848 -- A lone, lone spot in the far southern seas : the Irish race in Australia, 1848-1855 -- Battling the Anglo-Saxon myth : Irish identity in the antebellum United States, 1848-1861 -- Scarce a battlefield from the north pole to the south : Irish Celts in the American Civil War, 1861-1865 -- American by nationality yet Irish by race : citizenship in the wake of the civil war, 1865-1880 -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Though Ireland is a relatively small island on the northeastern fringe of the Atlantic, 70 million people worldwide - including some 45 million in the US - claim it as their ancestral home. Cian T. McMahon explores the 19th-century roots of this transnational identity.
ISBN 9781469620121 (electronic bk.)
146962012X (electronic bk.)
9781469620114 (ebook)
1469620111 (ebook)
OCLC # 913828454
Additional Format Print version: McMahon, Cian T. Global dimensions of Irish identity. 1 Edition 9781469620107 (DLC) 2014034898 (OCoLC)890912525.

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