Ulster Protestants in New Zealand: A Bibliographic Essay

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Abstract

One of the most noticeable aspects of recent studies which examine Irish migration to New Zealand has been the identification of a sizeable contingent of Ulster Protestant settlers within that migrant stream. Their presence has proven to be a complicating factor in how the history of the Irish in New Zealand has been written and has made easy assumptions about the loyalty, identity, politics and ethnicity of that population impossible. This essay surveys the existing literature on New Zealand’s Ulster Protestant population across a wide range of subjects while at the same time considering their apparent disappearance as a distinct ethnic grouping in the new world.

Source: Immigrants & Minorities, published online: 06 Jan 2014

Author(s):Gerard Horn
Publisher:Taylor & Francis Online
Publication Date:06 Jan 2014
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URL:http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02619288.2013.861683#tabModule
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