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The Irish in Manchester c.1750-1921 : resistance, adaptation and identity

Author: M A Busteed
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book examines the development of the Irish community in Manchester, one of the most dynamic cities of nineteenth-century Britain. Based on research into a wide variety of local sources, it examines the process by which the Irish came to be blamed for all the ills of the industrial revolution and the ways in which they attempted to cope with a sometimes actively hostile environment. It discusses the nature and  Read more...
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Busteed, M. A. (Mervyn Austen), 1944-
Irish in Manchester c.1750-1921.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016
(OCoLC)907131516
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M A Busteed
ISBN: 9781784996994 1784996998
OCLC Number: 944444480
Description: 1 online resource (x, 286 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; The Irish in Manchester c. 1750-1921; Contents; List of figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Early connections, 'Little Ireland'and stereotypes; 2 Famine influx and residential clustering: Angel Meadow; 3 The Catholic Church; 4 St Patrick's Day: evolution of a celebration; 5 Revolution and reform: 1790s to 1850s; 6 Elections and meetings: 1870-1921; 7 Fenians, martyrs and memories; 8 Decline, revival and rising; Conclusion; Index
Responsibility: Mervyn Busteed.

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