Of Irish Descent: Origin Stories, Genealogy, & the Politics of Belonging

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Syracuse University Press, 2008 - Social Science - 352 pages
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What does it mean to be of Irish descent? What does Irish descent stand for in Ireland? In Northern Ireland? In the United States? This book addresses these questions by exploring the contemporary significance of ideas of ancestral roots, origins, and connections.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Special Affinities
26
Irish Roots and Relatives
67
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Catherine Nash is professor of geography at Queen Mary, University of London.

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