Invisible Diaspora? English Ethnicity in the United States before 1920

Tanja Bueltmann, David Gleeson, Don MacRaild

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The article presents an examination into the English population of the United States during the 19th and early 20th centuries, examining their ethnic identity as a diaspora community. Introductory details are given noting the relative lack of attention given to English Americans as an ethnic group. Topics addressed include reasons behind the invisibility of the English immigrant identity in the U.S., the existence of English ethnic organizations, and an overview of their activities.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-30
Number of pages26
JournalJournal of American Ethnic History
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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