Irish Americans / Kerry A. Graves ; [introduction by Daniel Patrick Moynihan].
By: De Capua, Sarah E.Material type: BookSeries: Immigrants in America (Chelsea House Publishers): Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House, c2003Description: 126 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0791071286.Subject(s): Irish Americans | ImmigrantsDDC classification: 973/.049162
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-117) and index.
The Irish in America -- The Emerald Isle -- Ships to salvation -- Footsteps on a new shore -- No Irish need apply -- After the famine -- Into the melting pot: the Irish-American influence.
Book Links (A.L.A.), September 2004
Horn Book, April 2004
Chronicles the history of Irish immigrants in America, describing their positive and negative experiences--including discrimination during and after the immigration from the Potato Famine--and their influence on American culture.
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