Erin's Daughters in America: Irish Immigrant Women in the Nineteenth Century

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JHU Press, Nov 1, 1983 - History - 208 pages
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The most sensitive treatment of Irish culture... [and] the most complete history we have of the Irish female experience. -- Labor History
 

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Diner focuses on the experiences of Irish women, both in Ireland and in the United States as they made their way across the Atlantic. Diner provides a rich treatment of the lives of these women ... Read full review

Contents

Womens Life in NineteenthCentury
1
Patterns of Female Migration
30
Women in IrishAmerican Families
43
The World View from the Nineteenth
139
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About the author (1983)

Hasia Diner is professor of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is the author of Erin's Daughters in America and A Time for Gathering: The Second Migration, 1820-1880 (Volume II in the series The Jewish People in America), both available from Johns Hopkins.