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Title Respectability and reform : Irish American women's activism, 1880-1920 / Tara M. McCarthy.
Imprint Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, [2018]


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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource.
Series Irish studies
Irish studies (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 01, 2018).
Subject Ladies' Land League -- History.
Ladies' Land League.
Irish American women -- Political activity.
Women political activists -- United States -- History.
Irish question.
Labor movement -- United States -- History.
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History.
Women social reformers -- United States -- History.
Irish American women -- History.
Irish Americans -- Politics and government.
United States.
Genre History.
Contents Part 1. Life and labor -- Life in the Irish American community: an overview -- Radicals and reformers: the origins of women's labor activism and alliances -- Part 2. Irish nationalism -- Charitable Colleens or voracious viragoes? The influence of the Ladies' Land League and its legacy -- Propaganda, protest, purchasing, and picketing: Irish American women's nationalist strategies in the twentieth century -- The suffrage movement -- The politics of identity: Irish Americans and woman suffrage in the nineteenth century -- Twentieth-century connections: suffrage tactics, trade unionists, and the lessons of Tammany Hall -- Conclusion.
Summary "This project offers a national study of the different agendas and strategies pursued by Irish American women in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, focusing on their roles in diaspora nationalism, the labor movement, and the suffrage movement."--Provided by publisher.
Other Title Print version: McCarthy, Tara M. Respectability and reform. First edition. Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, [2018] 9780815635703
Other Title Irish American women's activism, 1880-1920