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Author Emmons, David M

Title Beyond the American pale : the Irish in the West, 1845-1910 / David M. Emmons

Publ Info Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 PC  F596.3.I6 E48 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  F596.3.I6 E48 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  F596.3 I6 E48 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 472 pages ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: The American pale -- pt. 1. Unwelcome strangers : the Irish and the American West -- From Ireland to America's mythic West : William L. O'Brien's working-class grand tour -- Irrepressible conflicts : systems of slavery in the Civil War era -- Slavery, the Irish, and Western America -- Most unlikely Westerners -- Savage twins : Indians and Irish on the border -- pt. 2. An alternate frontier : the Irish in the American West -- Border wars : clustered Irish across the meridian -- Finding a "fair living" : patterns of Irish migration and settlement in the West -- The worlds the Irish made : transplanting the townlands to Western America -- An alternate frontier : the Irish strain in labor's Western American heartland -- Epilogue: A different kind of West -- Appendix: Western communities that sent contributions to support Irish nationalism (1880-1882, 1905)
LC subject Irish Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
Irish Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century
Catholics -- West (U.S.) -- History
Immigrants -- West (U.S.) -- History
Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Migration, Internal -- United States -- History
West (U.S.) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century
West (U.S.) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century
West (U.S.) -- History
ISBN 9780806141282 (hardcover : alk. paper)
080614128X (hardcover : alk. paper)