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The Orange Riots: Irish Political Violence In New York City, 1870 And 1871

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In this book Michael A. Gordon examines the causes and consequences of the tragic and bloody "Orange Riots" that rocked New York City in 1870 and 1871. On July 12 of both years, groups of Irish Catholics clashed with Irish Protestants marching to commemorate the victory of 1690 at the Battle of the Boyne that confirmed the Protestant Ascendancy in Ireland. The violence of ...more
Hardcover, 263 pages
Published November 2nd 1993 by Cornell University Press
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