Irish American Material Culture: A Dictionary of Collections, Sites, and Festivals in the United States and Canada

Irish American Material Culture: A Dictionary of Collections, Sites, and Festivals in the United States and Canada

by Susan K. Eleuterio-Comer
     
 

A strong oral tradition together with a variety of literary works and other written records have given us a broad general knowledge of the cultural and political history of the Irish immigrants who settled in North America during the past four centuries. This directory adds a further dimension to our understanding of Irish immigration and its contributions to

Overview

A strong oral tradition together with a variety of literary works and other written records have given us a broad general knowledge of the cultural and political history of the Irish immigrants who settled in North America during the past four centuries. This directory adds a further dimension to our understanding of Irish immigration and its contributions to American culture. Reflecting a growing scholarly interest in the material side of cultural history, it is the first work to offer complete information on Irish-American archival and artifact collections, historic sites, and festivals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313247316
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/27/1988
Series:
Material Culture Directories Series, #1
Pages:
134
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

SUSAN K. ELEUTERIO-COMER is a professional folklorist specializing in ethnic group material culture.

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