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Homeland Crisis and Local Ethnicity: The Toronto Irish and the Cartoons of the Evening Telegram 1910–1914
This article examines a critique of the “diasporic nationalism” affecting the Irish in Canada through the lens of Toronto, a key destination for Irish immigrants in the nineteenth century. SituatedExpand
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Deconstructing Diasporas: Networks and Identities among the Irish in Buffalo and Toronto, 1870–1910
With a view to contributing to recent calls for the integration of comparative and transnational perspectives in Irish migration history, this essay describes various networks established withinExpand
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In the Shadow of a Grain Elevator: A Portrait of an Irish Neighborhood in Buffalo, New York, in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
THE creation of the immigrant neighborhood is one of the central features of American urbanization since the nineteenth century. Irish settlements in North America since the early 1800s have beenExpand
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Capitalists and co-operators: agricultural transformation, contested space, and identity politics in South Tipperary, Ireland, 1890–1914
Abstract Technological change in the dairy industries of western Europe in the 1880s and 1890s significantly affected the human geography of dairying regions, as new butter factories or ‘creameries’Expand
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Between the lodge and the meeting-house: Mapping Irish Protestant identities and social worlds in late Victorian Toronto
The urban lives of Irish Protestant immigrants and their descendants are a neglected feature in geographies of the Irish diaspora. Prominent settlers from the early nineteenth century, they played aExpand
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In Search of the Lace Curtain: Residential Mobility, Class Transformation, and Everyday Practice among Buffalo’s Irish, 1880—1910
This article addresses social and spatial aspects of intraethnic identity transitions within an American city between 1880 and 1910. Set within a theoretical framework that views urban spaces asExpand
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Migration, Historical Geographies of
Migration has long featured as an important theme in historical–geographical studies. Over the past three decades, however, perspectives on historical migration have extended beyond quantitativeExpand