If the Irish Ran the World: Montserrat, 1630-1730

Donald Harman Akenson

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ISBN: 9780853239628

Publication: November 1, 1997

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Using the Caribbean island of Montserrat as a case study of Irish ‘imperialism’, Akenson addresses the question of what kind of imperial power might Ireland have been.

Donald Harman Akenson is currently Douglas Professor of Canadian and Colonial History at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. He was also beamish Research Professor of Migration Studies at the University of Liverpool from 1997-2004 and Honorary Professor at the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen. Akenson has received six honorary doctorates for his scholarly work.


... will become the essential work on the island and period. A most interesting and well-done work of scholarship, it will appeal to scholars of Ireland, Britain, and the Caribbean, as well as to those concerned with the settlement of the Americas and the study of slavery.
  University of Rochester

Format: Paperback

Size: 234 x 156 mm

288 Pages

ISBN: 9780853239628

Publication: November 1, 1997

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