The Scotch-Irish: A Social History.

  title={The Scotch-Irish: A Social History.},
  author={Ernest A. T. Barth and J. G. Leyburn},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
Dispelling much of what he terms the 'mythology' of the Scotch-Irish, James Leyburn provides an absorbing account of their heritage. He discusses their life in Scotland, when the essentials of their character and culture were shaped; their removal to Northern Ireland and the action of their residence in that region upon their outlook on life; and their successive migrations to America, where they settled especially in the back-country of Pennsylvania, Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia, and… Expand
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