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Title:
The Irish Americans : a history
Author:
Dolan, Jay P., 1936-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Bloomsbury Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xi, 352 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
Follows the Irish from their first arrival in the American colonies through the bleak days of the potato famine, the decades of ethnic prejudice and nativist discrimination, the rise of Irish political power, and on to the historic moment when John F. Kennedy was elected to this highest office in the land.
Language:
English
Contents:
The forgotten era, 1700-1840 -- The famine generation and beyond, 1840-1920 -- Becoming American, 1920-1960 -- Irish and American, 1960-2000.
ISBN:
9781596914193
Format :
Book

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