, is the most important attempt so far t o analyse the political role of Orangeism in the six counties (Dominic Bryan, Journal of 20th Century British History
A top-class piece of research... Meticulously put together and lucidly written...very impressive (John Bew, Journal of Contemporary History
About the Author
Eric P. Kaufmann, is Lecturer in Politics and Sociology at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of The Rise and Fall of Anglo-America: the Decline of Dominant Ethnicity in the United States (2004), editor of Rethinking Ethnicity: Majority Groups and Dominant Minorities (also 2004), and co-author with Henry Patterson of The Decline of the Loyal Family: Unionism and Orangeism in Northern Ireland (forthcoming, 2007) He has also written numerous articles on Orangeism in Scotland, Ulster, and Canada, as well as on wider issues of nationalism and ethnic conflict, and is presently working on a project examining the link between religiosity, fertility, and politics.