Ballykilcline Rising

Ballykilcline Rising

by Mary Lee Dunn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1558496599

ISBN-13: 9781558496590

Pub. Date: 07/09/2008

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press

How tenant farmers evicted from Ireland made a new life in the United States

Overview

How tenant farmers evicted from Ireland made a new life in the United States

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558496590
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
07/09/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
921,464
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction and Methodology     xv
The Story of Ballykilcline     1
Shifting Ground in Roscommon     36
Resettling in Rutland     71
To Battle with a "Two-Edged Sword"     96
Family Paths     108
Quarry Actions-Striking Again     135
Still Standing in the Gale     151
Afterword     169
Appendix     171
U.S. Census Searches for the Ballykilcline Immigrants
Literacy of Ballykilcline Immigrants per U.S. Censuses
Analysis of the Census Literacy Data
Assets of Quarry Men Either from Ballykilcline or Married to Women from Ballykilcline
Assets of Immigrants from Ballykilcline Who Had Become Farmers by 1870
Notes     181
Works Cited     191
Index     203

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