Atlantic Migration and North America in the Irish Presbyterian Imagination

@inproceedings{Bankhurst2013AtlanticMA,
  title={Atlantic Migration and North America in the Irish Presbyterian Imagination},
  author={Benjamin Bankhurst},
  year={2013}
}
Protestant migration was a highly visible and contentious phenomenon in Ireland throughout the eighteenth century, one that touched upon the lives of a large proportion of the population — especially in the Presbyterian hinterlands of the north. Communities felt the absence of those who had left. Congregations noticed empty pews in meetinghouses; landlords felt the sting of rents left unpaid by departed tenants; and onlookers living near ports witnessed the annual migration of families as they… Expand