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Title Born fighting : how the Scots-Irish shaped America / James Webb.
Author Webb, James, 1946 February 9-
Imprint New York : Broadway Books, 2004.
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (x, 369 pages)
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Rulers and rednecks. Big Moccasin Gap -- The radical individualists -- pt. 2. The making of a people-- and a nation. Hadrian's Wall -- Tribalism versus feudalism : the Celtic tie of kinship -- Braveheart -- Bannockburn -- pt. 3. The Ulster Scots. The Ulster plantation -- Border warriors-- and Bible beaters -- The problem children of Ulster -- Londonderry. The Boyne. Exodus -- pt. 4. The spirit of a revolution. Roots -- Pioneers and radicals -- Preachers and warriors -- pt. 5. Rise and fall : the heart of the South. Westward, ho -- Old Hickory -- The winds of war -- Attack and die -- pt. 6. Reconstruction. Diaspora. Reeducation? The mess the Yankees made -- Fight. Sing. Drink. Pray -- Poor but proud-- and stubborn as hell -- Hillbilly highways -- pt. 7. Refections : the unspeakable circle. Glad soldiers, accidental scholars -- The invisible people -- Rites of passage : the legacy of Camel Six -- Kensett, Arkansas.
Summary Traces the history and influence of the Scots-Irish in America, following their odyssey from their native Scotland, through their settlement in Northern Ireland, to their migration to America in the eighteenth century.
Note Print version record.
Subject Scots-Irish -- United States -- History.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
Ethnic relations. (OCoLC)fst00916005
Scots-Irish. (OCoLC)fst01109161
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Webb, James H. Born fighting. 1st ed. New York : Broadway Books, 2004 (DLC) 2004045741
ISBN 9780767922951 (electronic bk.)
0767922956 (electronic bk.)
1299072410 (ebk)
9781299072411 (ebk)

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