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    The Orange Order in Ontario, Newfoundland, Scotland and Northern Ireland: a macro-social analysis

    Kaufmann, Eric (2007) The Orange Order in Ontario, Newfoundland, Scotland and Northern Ireland: a macro-social analysis. In: Wilson, D.A. (ed.) The Orange Order in Canada. Dublin, Ireland: Four Courts Press. ISBN 9781846820779.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: Nowhere in the world – not even in Northern Ireland – was Orangeism more popular than it was in Canada. When the Orange Order reached its peak in the 1920s, 60 per cent of the world’s Orangemen lived in Canada and Newfoundland. Toronto was so Orange in complexion that it was known as ‘the Belfast of the North America’. This collection of essays places Canadian Orangeism in its international context, examines the Order’s impact on ethnic and imperial politics in Canada, discusses Orange influences on Canadian Confederation, and analyses the reasons for the Order’s decline in the second half of the twentieth century.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Politics
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2017 09:48
    Last Modified: 10 Oct 2017 09:48
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/20005

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