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How the Irish became White

Author: Noel Ignatiev
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Tells the story of how the oppressed became the oppressors; how Irish immigrants achieved acceptance among an initially hostile population in America, only by proving that they could be more brutal  Read more...


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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Ignatiev
ISBN: 9780415963091 0415963095
OCLC Number: 804100789
Description: xi, 272 p. : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction to the Routledge Classics Edition. List of Illustrations. Acknowledgements. Introduction Part 1: Something in the Air Part 2: White Negroes and Smoked Irish Part 3: The Transubstantiation of an Irish Revolutionary Part 4: They Swung their Picks Part 5: The Tumultuous Republic Part 6: From Protestant Ascendancy to White Republic
Series Title: Routledge classics.
Responsibility: Noel Ignatiev.


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'...from time to time a study comes along that truly can be called 'path breaking,' 'seminal,' 'essential,' a 'must read.' How the Irish Became White is such a study.' - John Bracey, W.E.B. Du Bois Read more...

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