Irish in the South, 1815-1877
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Irish in the South, 1815-1877

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Offering the first comprehensive study of Irish immigrants in the 19th-century South, Gleeson adds a long-overlooked chapter to the story of the Irish in America, which has previously focused almost entirely on the North. He traces the often difficult process by which the Irish, at first set apart from their new neighbors by language, religion, class, and culture, slowly c...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published November 26th 2001 by University of North Carolina Press
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The story of the other 10%. Yellow fever in New Orleans. Dumped on the beach in Corpus. Buying slaves in Charleston. It all looks different down here.
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