The Irish in Philadelphia

Ten Generations of Urban Experience

Dennis Clark
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PB: $30.95
EAN: 978-0-87722-227-9
Publication: Jan 82

HC: $29.95
EAN: 978-0-87722-057-2
Publication: Nov 74

264 pages


Table of Contents

Foreword Preface 1. A Tradition Grows 2. The Famine Generation 3. City Shelter 4. Working to Live 5. Church and School 6. Clans and Causes 7. Hibernia Philadelphia 8. The Tradition Persists 9. The Urban Irishman Notes Note on Sources Index

About the Author(s)

Dennis Clark is a Philadelphian who has written a number of books on urban problems, race relations, and immigrant history. The Irish of Philadelphia is the first of several volumes produced by the author tracing the history of Philadelphia's 200-year-old Irish community.


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