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Receiving Erin's children : Philadelphia, Liverpool, and the Irish famine migration, 1845-1855

Author: J Matthew Gallman
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000.
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During the Irish famine 2,000,000 Irish men and women fled their homeland to settle in large British and American cities already wrestling complex urban problems. This book examines how the cities of  Read more...

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Gallman, J. Matthew (James Matthew)
Receiving Erin's children.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2000
(OCoLC)606252414
Online version:
Gallman, J. Matthew (James Matthew)
Receiving Erin's children.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2000
(OCoLC)625935664
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Matthew Gallman
ISBN: 0807825344 9780807825341 080784845X 9780807848456
OCLC Number: 42022374
Description: xii, 306 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Immigrants and Hosts --
Ch. 2. Migration and Reception --
Ch. 3. Poverty, Philanthropy, and Poor Relief --
Ch. 4. Hospitals, Cholera, and Medical Care --
Ch. 5. Environmental Reform --
Ch. 6. Sectarian Conflicts: Churches and Schools --
Ch. 7. Street Violence and the Pursuit of Public Order.
Responsibility: J. Matthew Gallman.
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[This book] makes an important contribution to both immigration and urban history as well as to the history of public welfare."Reviews in American History"

 
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