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Textures of Irish America

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ISBN-10: 0815605218

ISBN-13: 9780815605218

Edition: 1998

Authors: Lawrence J. McCaffrey

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The author documents his thesis that American urban history begins with the arrival of large numbers of Irish Catholic immigrants in the 1820s. He argues that Irish Americans' material success, which took them as a group from the ghetto to middle-class, has caused a fading of Irish identity.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publication date: 10/30/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.94" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

The Irish-American Experiencep. 1
From Ghetto to Suburbp. 10
Religion as Culture and Communityp. 47
Power with or Without Purpose?p. 89
"From a Land Across the Sea"p. 125
Someplace or No Place?p. 164
Notesp. 181
Recommended Readingp. 207
Indexp. 225
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