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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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Prologue
  • 2. Colonists and Immigrants
  • 3. As Irish as any City in America
  • 4. Past in the Present
  • 5. Over the Generations
  • 6. Irish-Catholic-Democrat
  • 7. Importance of being Irish
  • 8. Wearing of the Green
  • 9. Socioscape of Irish America.