Scottishness and Irishness in New Zealand Since 1840

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This book examines the distinctive aspects that insiders and outsiders perceived as characteristic of Irish and Scottish ethnic identities in New Zealand. When, how, and why did Irish and Scots identify themselves and others in ethnic terms? What characteristics did the Irish and the Scots attribute to themselves and what traits did others assign to them? Did these traits change over time and if so how? Contemporary interest surrounding issues of ethnic identities is vibrant. In countries such as New Zealand, descendants ...

Scottishness and Irishness in New Zealand Since 1840 2010, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719077616

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