How the Irish became White (Book, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
How the Irish became White Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

How the Irish became White

Author: Noel Ignatiev; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
How the Irish Became White explodes a number of myths surrounding race in our society. Focusing on how the Irish were assimilated as "whites" in America, Noel Ignatiev uncovers the roots of conflict between Irish Americans and African Americans and draws a powerful connection between Irish "success" in nineteenth-century American society and their embrace of white supremacy.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ignatiev, Noel.
How the Irish became White.
New York : Routledge, 1995
(OCoLC)604595716
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Ignatiev; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0415913845 9780415913843 0415918251 9780415918251
OCLC Number: 32853006
Description: xii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Something in the Air --
II. White Negroes and Smoked Irish --
III. The Transubstantiation of an Irish Revolutionary --
IV. They Swung their Picks --
V. The Tumultuous Republic --
VI. From Protestant Ascendancy to White Republic.
Responsibility: Noel Ignatiev.
More information:

Abstract:

Intended as a contribution to the understanding of race, ethnicity and class in American history, this text focuses on how the Irish were assimilated as "whites" in America, and uncovers the roots of  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.