The great famine and the Irish diaspora in America / edited by Arthur Gribben ; introduction by Ruth-Ann M. Harris

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Subjects: Ireland--Emigration and immigration--History--19th century
Ireland--History--1837-1901
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Famines--Ireland--History--19th century
Irish Americans--History
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c1999
LC Classification: D, DA
Table of Contents: Preface
1. Introduction / Ruth-Ann M. Harris 1
2. Women and the Great Famine: Vignettes from the Irish Oral Tradition / Patricia Lysaght 21
3. A Tory Periodical in a Time of Famine: The Dublin University Magazine, 1845-1850 / Wayne Hall 48
4. Alexis Soyer and the Irish Famine: "Splendid Promises and Abortive Measures" / Jillian Strang, Joyce Toomre 66
5. The Transfer of Land and the Emergence of the Graziers during the Famine Period / David S. Jones 85
6. The Great Famine: A Catalyst in Irish Traditional Music Making / Gearoid O Hallmhurain 104
7. Gross Ile: Canada's Famine Memorial / Michael Quigley 133
8. The Famine Beat: American Newspaper Coverage of the Great Hunger / Neil Hogan 155
9. "Revenge for Skibbereen": Irish Emigration and the Meaning of the Great Famine / Kerby A. Miller 180
10. The Pauper and the Politician: A Tale of Two Immigrants and the Construction of Irish-American Society / Kerby A. Miller, Bruce D. Boling 196
11. The Famine and Collective Memory: The Role of the Irish-American Press in the Early Twentieth Century / Mick Mulcrone 219
12. The Great Irish Famine - A Dangerous Memory? / Christine Kinealy 239
Notes on Contributors 255
Index 261
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 98008432 (OCoLC)39269427
Additional Authors: Gribben, Arthur
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Notes: Invalid LCCN: 98008432
ISBN: 0585341761 (electronic bk.) :$50.00
ISBN: 1558491724 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2001. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: x, 268 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 47011846
ISBN/ISSN: 0585341761
1558491724

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