Fitting into a New Place: Irish Immigrant Experiences in Shaping a Canadian Landscape

@article{Smith2004FittingIA,
  title={Fitting into a New Place: Irish Immigrant Experiences in Shaping a Canadian Landscape},
  author={A. Smith},
  journal={International Journal of Historical Archaeology},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={217-230}
}
  • A. Smith
  • Published 2004
  • History
  • International Journal of Historical Archaeology
Escaping one heritage of British colonialism for another, Irish immigrants to Canada in the nineteenth and early twentieth century helped to shape the image of Canada and Canadian nationalism. In this paper, I compare the diversity of Irish immigrant experiences in Canada’s urban and “wilderness” landscapes. The Irish immigrant experience in major urban centers is well documented. Community neighborhoods, Church activities and domestic and manual labor constitute just part of the stories of… Expand
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