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