A most readable contribution to the growing body of sophisticated literature on immigration in the colonial period.
Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography
Work . . . of such merit that it should supersede most of its predecessors.
Mississippi Valley Historical Review
Shrewd and novel speculations on frontier society and national character. . . . The best survey yet of the Scotch-Irish.
American Historical Review
This admirable book takes a fresh and frank look at the Scotch-Irish.
Journal of Presbyterian History
Clearly written and well organized. . . . Leyburn has provided the general reader with an extremely useful account.
North Carolina Historical Review