William Jenkins book 'Between Raid and Rebellion' featured in YFile

w_jenkinsProfessor William Jenkins new book, Between Raid and Rebellion: The Irish in Buffalo and Toronto, 1867-1916recently featured in YFile, compares the lives and allegiances of Irish immigrants and their descendants in one American and one Canadian city between the era of the Fenian raids and the 1916 Easter Rising. Highlighting the significance of immigrants from Ulster to Toronto and from Munster to Buffalo, Jenkins distinguishes what it meant to be Irish in a loyal dominion within Britain’s empire and in a republic whose self-confidence knew no bounds. Read more...

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