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About the BookTaking on the myth that Irish settlers in Canada were a wave of famine victims, Lucille Campey reveals the pioneering achievements of the Irish who began populating -- and thriving in -- Ontario and Quebec a century before the famine of 1840. The second volume of the Irish in Canada series brings an informative and lively account of this great saga.
Book SynopsisThe compelling story of Canada's Irish pioneers, revealing the enormous scope of their achievements.
[Campey's] book is a pure pleasure to read while being stacked with every source a reader could want.-- "Gail Benjafield, Ontario Genealogical Society"
About the AuthorLucille H. Campey was born in Ottawa. A professional researcher and historian, she has a master's degree in medieval history from Leeds University and a Ph.D. from Aberdeen University in emigration history. She is the author of thirteen books on early Scottish, English, and Irish emigration to Canada and was the recipient of the 2016 Prix du Québec. She lives near Salisbury in Wiltshire, England.