Anglo-Celtic Australia: Colonial Immigration and Cultural Regionalism Alyson L. Greiner

ISBN: 9781930066045

Published: October 1st 2002

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208 pages


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Anglo-Celtic Australia: Colonial Immigration and Cultural Regionalism  by  Alyson L. Greiner

Anglo-Celtic Australia: Colonial Immigration and Cultural Regionalism by Alyson L. Greiner
October 1st 2002 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 208 pages | ISBN: 9781930066045 | 6.36 Mb

For years the prevailing view among scholars has been that postcolonial Australia is an undifferentiated composite of Anglo-Celtic culture, in which English, Irish, Welsh, and Scottish components quickly fused into a singular culture. But based onMoreFor years the prevailing view among scholars has been that postcolonial Australia is an undifferentiated composite of Anglo-Celtic culture, in which English, Irish, Welsh, and Scottish components quickly fused into a singular culture.

But based on extensive field research, this study questions that view: the authors compilation of data from 13,271 tombstones revealing the birth place of the interred, from 565 graveyards throughout Australia, shows point-to-point and shire-to-shire migration from the British Isles to Australia. As a result, they also uncover Australias distinct regional clusters of specific groups from the British Isles—and the differences of religion, dialect, urbanization, and agriculture that accompany them.



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