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7 edition of Irish Americans found in the catalog.

Irish Americans

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Irish Americans -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Immigrants -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Irish Americans.,
    • Immigrants.,
    • Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-117) and index.

      StatementKerry Graves.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesImmigrants in America, Immigrants in America (Chelsea House Publishers)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.I6 G715 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination126 p. :
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3576533M
      ISBN 100791071286
      LC Control Number2002151394
      OCLC/WorldCa50913281

        Irish immigration to the United States can be separated into two stages. Stage 1 was the immigration of mostly Ulster-Scot during the colonial era, and the second stage was from the s and later. Most immigration to America during the colonial.


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