Irish Boston, 2nd: A Lively Look at Boston's Colorful Irish Past

Irish Boston, 2nd: A Lively Look at Boston's Colorful Irish Past

by Michael Quinlin
     
 

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From famine to fame, poverty to power, the 300-year journey of the Boston Irish features a cast of memorable characters who shaped the city's illustrious history. Runaway servants and war heroes, poets and priests, and Olympic champions and a US president all form a lively narrative of one immigrant group overcoming the odds in pursuit of the American Dream.See more details below

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From famine to fame, poverty to power, the 300-year journey of the Boston Irish features a cast of memorable characters who shaped the city's illustrious history. Runaway servants and war heroes, poets and priests, and Olympic champions and a US president all form a lively narrative of one immigrant group overcoming the odds in pursuit of the American Dream.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762788347
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2013
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,318,937
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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