Violent Loyalties: Manliness, Migration, and the Irish in the Canadas, 1798-1841
Being an Irish man was a consistent, contentious issue in the Canadas. The aim of this book is to provide the firstgendered examination of male Irish migration to Upper and Lower Canada withinthe broader contexts of negative stereotypes about Irish violence and Irishmen'squestionable loyalty to the British Empire.
Jane G.V. McGaughey (Concordia University (Canada))
- Liverpool University Press
- 280 pages
- United Kingdom
- Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900