Although part of England's empire, Montserrat was settled largely by Irish emigrants, and provides an opportunity to view the interaction of Irish emigrants with English imperialism in a situation in which the Irish were not a small minority among white settlers. Within this context, this book explores whether the Irish imperialism on Montserrat differed from English imperialism in other colonies.
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Donald Harman Akenson is currently Douglas Professor of Canadian and Colonial History at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. He was also beamish Research Professor of Migration Studies at the University of Liverpool from 1997-2004 and Honorary Professor at the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen. Akenson has received six honorary doctorates for his scholarly work.Review:
... will become the essential work on the island and period. A most interesting and well-done work of scholarship, it will appeal to scholars of Ireland, Britain, and the Caribbean, as well as to those concerned with the settlement of the Americas and the study of slavery. * University of Rochester *
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Book Description Liverpool University Press, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0853239622