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Titolo: Irish in America: Emigration, Assimilation ...
Casa editrice: Cambridge Univ Pr/Journal Dept
Data di pubblicazione: 1985
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Cambridge University Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. UNUSED, VERY GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, 1st edition, This is the fourth volume of an interdisciplinary Irish Studies series whose aim is to bring together the research of the best scholars currently working on Ireland and on Ireland's relationship with the wider world. The Irish in America first examines the nature and causes of Irish emigration to the United States from early in the last century up to the present day. Secondly, it explores the way the Irish adjusted to their new environment and the impact they had on various aspects of American life. Thirdly, it assesses the influence Irish-Americans and the United States have had on Ireland in relation to a variety of central issues.During the last century and a halt. Ireland has experienced an exodus of its people disproportionate to its size. In 1841 the population of Ireland-north and south - was over 8 million. One hundred years later this figure had almost halved, the most substantial losses occurring in the twenty-six counties ot the present Republic. Vast numbers of men, women and children emigrated to America during and immediately after the Great Famine, but emigration was to remain a central issue in Irish society during the decades prior to, and for four decades after, the achievement of Independence in 1922. The reasons for the exodus were primarily economic. book. Codice libro della libreria 2841
Descrizione libro Cambridge Univ Pr/Journal Dept, 1985. Condizione libro: Very Good. 1st. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Codice libro della libreria GRP93660975
Descrizione libro Cambridge Univ Pr/Journal Dept, 1985. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. 1985 hardcover; green jacket has some wear; clean text; prev owner info. Codice libro della libreria mon0000098579