Irish America /

"This study, based on interviews with 500 people of Irish ancestry in Albany, New York, aims to discover in what senses and in what degrees the present-day descendants of nineteenth-century Irish immigrants possess distinctive social practices and ways of seeing the world, and raises questions...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Byron, Reginald.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series:Oxford studies in social and cultural anthropology.
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Summary:"This study, based on interviews with 500 people of Irish ancestry in Albany, New York, aims to discover in what senses and in what degrees the present-day descendants of nineteenth-century Irish immigrants possess distinctive social practices and ways of seeing the world, and raises questions about the social conditions in which ideas of Irishness have been created and recreated."--Jacket.
Physical Description:1 online resource (viii, 317 pages).
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0585486328
9780585486321
1280442646
9781280442643
9786610442645
6610442649
9786610758784
6610758786
9786610806911
6610806918
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