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The New York Irish
By Timothy J. Meagher (editor) and Ronald H. Bayor (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
Publication date July 30, 1997
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780801857645
ISBN-10 0801857643
Dimensions 1.25 by 7 by 10.25 in.
Weight 2.80 lbs.
Original list price $36.00
Other format details university press
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When Ellis Island opened in 1892, nearly four million Irish men and women had already made the journey to America. By the 1990s, Ireland had sent another million or more. New York has been both port of entry and home to the Irish for three centuries. During that time, America's premier city has undergone massive changes, and the Irish―one of the country's oldest ethnic groups―have played a vital part in its history.

The New York Irish tackles subjects like the medicalization of anti-immigrant prejudice; entrepreneurship in business; the impact of music and language on ethnic social life; the effect of nationalist movements on local politics; the dynamics of Irish relations with African-Americans, Chinese, and Dominicans; the battle for freedom of religious expression; and the problem of illegal immigration. It offers a fresh perspective on an immigrant people's encounter with the famed metropolis.

A joint project of the Irish Institute and the New York Irish History Roundtable



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Hardcover
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from Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (March 1, 1996)
9780801851995 | details & prices | 743 pages | 7.50 × 10.25 × 1.75 in. | 3.35 lbs | List price $52.95
About: When Ellis Island opened in 1892, nearly four million Irish men and women had already made the journey to America.
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Reprint edition from Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (July 30, 1997)
9780801857645 | details & prices | 7.00 × 10.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.80 lbs | List price $36.00
About: When Ellis Island opened in 1892, nearly four million Irish men and women had already made the journey to America.

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