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The Irish in Philadelphia

Dennis Clark

The Irish in Philadelphia

ten generations of urban experience

by Dennis Clark

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish Americans -- Philadelphia -- History,
  • Irish -- United States -- Philadelphia

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementDennis Clark.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF158.9.I6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 246 p. ;
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22343179M
    ISBN 100877220573

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    Primarily they made their mark by being a large group of Scot Irish and 5 waves of them. The mass immigration of the Scot-Irish took place over a year span between and This time period is known as the "Great Migration" and occurred in five "waves". The immigrants from the first three waves. IRISH DIASPORA CENTER Darby Road Havertown, PA ph: IRISHPA / email: [email protected] The Irish Diaspora Center is a (c)(3) non-profit organization. We are supported by the generosity of the Irish Government's Department of Foreign Affairs and through contributions by individuals and organizations in our community.

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