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Title Irish Americans (Watson and Halus)
Irish Americans : the history and culture of a people / William E. Watson and Eugene J. Halus, Jr., editors.
Imprint Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2015.


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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 511 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Irish Americans -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Genre Encyclopedias.
Contents Part I. Context of Irish American emigration : coming to America -- Part II. Political activity and economic life : business endeavors and involvement in American politics -- Part III. Cultural and religious life : people, institutions, and organizations -- Part IV. Arts and sciences, sports and popular culture : people and expressions of identity.
Summary This work explores why the Irish came to America, where they settled, and how their distinctive Irish-American identity was formed. It covers everyday life for Irish-Americans as they have assimilated, established communities, and interacted with other ethnic groups in four themes: Irish-American emigration; political and economic life; cultural and religious life; and literature, the arts, and popular culture. included are profiles of well-known Irish Americans.
Other Author Watson, William E., editor.
Halus, Eugene J., Jr., editor.
Other Title Print version: Irish Americans 9781610694667