How the Irish became white / Noel Ignatiev.

"How the Irish Became White explodes a number of myths surrounding race in our society. Focusing on how the Irish were assimilated as "whites" in America, Noel Ignatiev uncovers the roots of conflict between Irish Americans and African Americans and draws a powerful connection between...

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Main Author: Ignatiev, Noel.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Routledge, 1995.
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Summary:"How the Irish Became White explodes a number of myths surrounding race in our society. Focusing on how the Irish were assimilated as "whites" in America, Noel Ignatiev uncovers the roots of conflict between Irish Americans and African Americans and draws a powerful connection between Irish "success" in nineteenth-century American society and their embrace of white supremacy."--BOOK JACKET.
Physical Description:xii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-228) and index.
ISBN:0415913845 (acid-free paper)
0415918251 (pbk)
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