By Bernadette Whelan
Its originality lies in that it's in line with an interrogation of yankee, British and Irish data, and covers over 100 years of yank, Irish and British relatives during the put up of the yankee consular authentic whereas additionally uncovering the consul's function in seminal occasions resembling the struggle of 1812, the 1845-51 Irish famine, the yank Civil struggle, Fenianism and mass Irish emigration. it's a background of the boys who crammed posts as consuls, vice consuls, deputy consuls and consular brokers. It unearths their identities, how they interpreted and carried out US international coverage, their outsider viewpoint on occasions in either eire and the United States and their contribution to the increasing transatlantic relationship.
The paintings intersects diaspora reports, emigration heritage and diplomatic family in addition to illuminating the respective Irish-American, Anglo-Irish and Anglo-American relationships.
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American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913: A History of the US Consular Service by Bernadette Whelan