A most readable contribution to the growing body of sophisticated literature on immigration in the colonial period."Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography"
This admirable book takes a fresh and frank look at the Scotch-Irish, examining with discernment the effect on them of their long migration from Scotland through Ulster to colonial America. . . . Soundly conceived and written with insight and verve, the book dispels some common misconceptions of the Scotch-Irish.--Journal of Presbyterian History