New Directions in Irish-American History

New Directions in Irish-American History

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The writing of Irish American history has been transformed since the 1960s. This volume demonstrates how scholars from many disciplines are addressing not only issues of emigration, politics, and social class but also race, labor, gender, representation, historical memory, and return (both literal and symbolic) to Ireland. This recent scholarship embraces Protestants as well as Catholics, incorporates analysis from geography, sociology, and literary criticism, and proposes a genuinely transnational framework giving attention to both sides of the Atlantic. This book combines two special issues of the journal A¬Čire-Ireland with additional new material. The contributors include Tyler Anbinder, Thomas J. Archdeacon, Bruce D. Boling, Maurice J. Bric, Mary P. Corcoran, Mary E. Daly, Catherine M. Eagan, Ruth-Ann M. Harris, Diane M. Hotten-Somers, William Jenkins, Patricia Kelleher, LAsam Kennedy, Kerby A. Miller, Harvey O'Brien, Matthew J. O'Brien, Timothy M. O'Neil, and Fionnghuala Sweeney.She has also held positions at New York University, John Jay College, CUNY, Trinity College, Dublin, and University College, ... Catherine M. Eagan received her Ph.D. in English from Boston College. ... Her publications include reviews in The Irish Literary Supplement and American Quarterly and an essay in the series anbsp;...

Title:New Directions in Irish-American History
Author:Kevin Kenny
Publisher:Univ of Wisconsin Press - 2003


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