The Irish in Philadelphia: Ten Generations of Urban Experience

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Temple University Press, 1982 - History - 246 pages
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Author note: Dennis Clark is a Philadelphian who has written a number of books on urban problems, race relations, and immigrant history. The Irish of Philadelphia is the first of several volumes produced by the author tracing the history of Philadelphia's 200-year-old Irish community.
 

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Contents

A Tradition Grows
3
The Famine Generation
24
City Shelter
38
Working to Live
61
Hibernia Philadelphia
126
The Tradition Persists
145
The Urban Irishman
165
Note on Sources
237
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Dennis Clark has degrees in electrical engineering technology and computer science and is a graduate student in behavioral robotics at Colorado State University. Mr. Clark has authored a series of articles on behavioral robotics for the European hobbyist magazine Elektor.

Michael Owings is a freelance software developer. He lives and works in southern Louisiana.

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