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South Boston, my home town : the history of an ethnic neighborhood

Author: Thomas H O'Connor
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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An engaging yet objective look at the 350-year old history of "Southie," a neighborhood that has survived largely unchanged since the early days of immigrant Irish families and old-time political  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas H O'Connor
ISBN: 1555531881 9781555531881
OCLC Number: 29387180
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Quinlan Press, c1988.
Description: xiii, 259 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
From Colony to Community --
The Immigrant Tide --
Forming a Neighborhood --
Pensulia Politics --
"My Home Town" --
Photographs --
Changing Times --
Under Siege --
Looking Ahead --
Index
Responsibility: Thomas H. O'Connor.
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"'Must reading' for any professional--or amateur--historian, sociologist, philosopher, politician, psychologist, or other person who hopes to try to understand South Boston." --New England Quarterly

 
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