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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Main Author: Byron, Reginald.
Format: Book
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."--BOOK JACKET.
Physical Description:viii, 317 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages [301]-310) and index.
ISBN:0198233558 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0198233566 (hc : acid-free paper)
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