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Textures of Irish America (Irish Studies)

by Lawrence J. McCaffrey

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Syracuse University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • Urban communities,
  • United States - General,
  • Elements In The U.S. Population,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • History: American,
  • Ireland,
  • USA,
  • Minority Studies - Ethnic American,
  • Ethnic Studies - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8049008M
    ISBN 100815605218
    ISBN 109780815605218

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