Welsh Immigrants on Ohio's Industrial Frontier 2nd
By (author) Anne Kelly Knowles
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Calvinists Incorporated by Anne Kelly Knowles
Book DescriptionAnne Kelly Knowles traces a community of Welsh immigrants to Jackson and Gallia counties in southern Ohio. After reconstructing the gradual process of community-building, the author focuses on the pivotal moment when the immigrants became involved with the industrialization of their new region as workers and investors in Welsh-owned charcoal iron companies. The text sets the southern Ohio Welsh in the context of Welsh immigration as a whole from 1795 to 1850 and explores how these strict Calvinists responded to the moral dilemmas posed by leaving their native land and experiencing economic success in the United States. A wide variety of sources, including obituaries and community histories are drawn upon to reconstruct the personal histories of over 1700 immigrants.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226448534
(227mm x 151mm x 20mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 6-Feb-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Anne Kelly Knowles
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Author Biography - Anne Kelly Knowles
Anne Kelly Knowles is lecturer in geography at the Institute of Earth Studies, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and is a member of the editorial advisory board for "Historical Geography."
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