Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "Irish Titan, Irish Toilers is a superlative labour history of Rhode Island at a formative stage in the industrialization of America. Its mid-century experience was fueled by an endless stream of impoverished Irish immigrants who often violently resisted discrimination and who kept alive memories of childhood pain and grievance for a distant time and place. "From the 'Bannikan' cabin in county Monaghan to the Banigan mansion in Wayland Square, Providence, Scott Molloy uses Joseph Banigan's story and the Woonsocket Rubber Company as sounding boards for the story of Irish immigration into this nineteenth-century cauldron of political struggle and labor resistance. His authority and scholarship as a labor historian is, if anything, enhanced by the book's racy, action-packed narrative of riots, strikes, ethnic prejudice, political chicanery, enterprise, initiative, and above all, in the end, American success and achievement. It's a story well told and well worth the reading.". Codice inventario libreria
Riassunto: In 1847 Joseph Banigan, an Irish Potato Famine refugee, established himself in Rhode Island as an entrepreneur. This was a time when ?No Irish Need Apply? signs abounded and discrimination against the Irish and other immigrants?institutionalized in the constitution of his adopted state?hindered voting and other human rights. Bucking this trend and belying his humble origins, Banigan succeeded spectacularly in the emerging local rubber footwear industry, becoming the president of the United States Rubber Company?one of the nation?s major cartels, and New England?s first Irish-Catholic millionaire. Backed by primary and secondary research on two continents, Molloy?s inquiry into Bannigan?s notoriety and success singularly codifies and elucidates the Irish-American experience during this critical period in American labor history.
L'autore: SCOTT MOLLOY is an award-winning Professor at the Labor Research Center, University of Rhode Island. He previously drove a bus, was a union activist, and was Chief of Staff to a United States Congresswoman. A prolific writer, Molloy?s most recent book is Trolley Wars: Streetcar Workers on the Line (UNH, 2007).
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Descrizione libro New Hampshire. Paperback. Condizione libro: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Codice libro della libreria 2721384853
Descrizione libro New Hampshire. Paperback. Condizione libro: VERY GOOD. Cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. May have creases on the cover and binding caused from handling and reading. Some pages may contain writing and or highlighting. Codice libro della libreria 2749484584
Descrizione libro New Hampshire. Paperback. Condizione libro: VERY GOOD. little to no wear, pages are clean. The cover and binding are crisp with next no creases. Codice libro della libreria 2749408254
Descrizione libro University of New Hampshire Press, Durham, New Hampshire, 2008. Soft cover. Condizione libro: Very Good. pp.309. Light shelf wear, very good. Nice and clean inside. Codice libro della libreria 706585
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Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Good. Irish Titan, Irish Toilers: Joseph Banigan and Nineteenth-Century New England Labor (Revisiting New England). Codice libro della libreria Amz4701661