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

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983 - Irish American women - 192 pages
In terms of marriage, work, educational achievement, and upward mobility, Irish women were very different from, and much more successful than, other female immigrants. Diner describes that success in detail, but her primary emphasis is on the qualities that enabled Irish women to prosper in a new and challenging world.

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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


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Hasia R. Diner is the Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History in the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judiac Studies at New York University. She has taught American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, and at Johns Hopkins.

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