The Resource Hidden history of the Boston Irish : little-known stories from Ireland's "next parish over", Peter Stevens, (ebook)

Hidden history of the Boston Irish : little-known stories from Ireland's "next parish over", Peter Stevens, (ebook)

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Hidden history of the Boston Irish : little-known stories from Ireland's "next parish over"
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Hidden history of the Boston Irish
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little-known stories from Ireland's "next parish over"
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Peter Stevens
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eng
Summary
When it comes to Irish America, certain names spring to mind--Kennedy, O'Neill, and Curley testify to the proverbial "footsteps of the Gael" in Boston. However, few people know of Sister Mary Anthony O'Connell, whose medical prowess carried her from the convent to the Civil War battlefields, earning her the nickname "the Boston Irish Florence Nightingale," or of Barney McGinniskin, Boston's first Irish cop, who proudly roared at every roll call, "McGinniskin from the bogs of Ireland--present!" Along with acclaim or notoriety, many forgotten Irish Americans garnered numerous historical firsts. In Hidden History of the Boston Irish, Peter F. Stevens offers an entertaining and compelling portrait of the Irish immigrant saga and pays homage to the overlooked, yet significant, episodes of the Boston Irish experience
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Midwest
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1955-
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Stevens, Peter F.
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974.4/610049162
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Irish Americans
  • Irish Americans
  • Boston (Mass.)
  • Boston (Mass.)
  • Boston (Mass.)
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adult
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Hidden history of the Boston Irish : little-known stories from Ireland's "next parish over", Peter Stevens, (ebook)
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9781614232414
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11509170
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remote
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11509170
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MWT11509170
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hidden history of the Boston Irish : little-known stories from Ireland's "next parish over", Peter Stevens, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614232414
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509170
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11509170
System control number
MWT11509170
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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