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HISU9G5 Course Blog
Welcome to the course blog for module HISU9G5 To get you thinking about your own blog report I have added a blog here from the National Archives which I hope is of interest to you. Feel free to add any comments that you wish to make on this blog du (More)
D.R. MacRaild ‘Crossing migrant frontiers: comparative reflections on Irish migrants in Britain and the United States during the 19th century’
Donald MacRaild is Pro vice-chancellor for research and knowledge exchange at London Metropolitan University and is known for his work published on Irish, Britain, Social and labour history. In this chapter MacRaild starts by detailing that from 1 (More)
Donald MacRaild ‘Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria’
Donald MacRaild’s ‘Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria’ is a meticulous account on sectarian violence and communal division in the county of Cumbria. MacRaild documents four main incidents that occur between the host com (More)
Session 2 - 'Irish immigration in the 19th century Irish Emigration in the later Nineteenth Century'- D. Fitzpatrick
This chapter mentions how nearly half of the population of Ireland disappeared in the late 19th century, due to both the high mortality rate during the great famine, and mass emigration, but discusses mass emigration in more depth. Fitzpatrick exp (More)
Paddy and Mr Punch, R.F. Foster
The article “Paddy and Mr Punch” by R.F. Foster primarily focuses on the satirical magazine Punch, and its portrayal of Ireland and the Irish from 1841 onwards. Foster chronologically explains the content of the magazine and how it developed through (More)
Bernard Aspinwall, 'The Formation of the Catholic community in the West of Scotland: Some Preliminary Outlines'
'The Formation of the Catholic community in the West of Scotland: Some Preliminary Outlines' by Bernard Aspinwall is a detailed, primary material-based article that analyses how the absence of religious infrastructure in the West of Scotland was chan (More)
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