"In Emigrants and Exiles, the Irish and Irish-Americans have found a work equal to their history--alive with fact, vivid in detail, exposing and assessing the virtues and vices of being Irish."--Terrence Fitzmorris, Tulane University
"A well-written and extensively researched study....This ambitious work definitely promises to become a basic title for Irish studies."--Ethnic Forum
"Without question Emigrants and Exiles will become a classic in emigration studies and because exile/emigration is so crucial to understanding Ireland it will be a significant text for any study of Irish history."--Journal of American Studies
"This is a book that should be read by anyone with even a passing interest in eighteenth-century Ireland or America."--Eoin Magennis, Eighteenth-Century Ireland
About the Author
Kerby A. Miller is Associate Professor of History at the University of Missouri, Columbia.