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Exiles and Islanders: The Irish Settlers of Prince Edward Island Brendan OGrady

Exiles and Islanders: The Irish Settlers of Prince Edward Island

Brendan OGrady

Published August 17th 2004
ISBN : 9780773527683
Paperback
360 pages
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Numbering some 10,000, Irish comprised about one-quarter of the founding European immigrants to what is now a province in eastern Canada. OGrady (emeritus, U. of Prince Edward Island) traces their immigration and settlement patterns during theMoreNumbering some 10,000, Irish comprised about one-quarter of the founding European immigrants to what is now a province in eastern Canada. OGrady (emeritus, U. of Prince Edward Island) traces their immigration and settlement patterns during the colonial era, identifies the successive waves of newcomers, records many family names, explains their reasons for coming, and indicates their occupations and activities, and assesses their cultural impact on the Island. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR