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The Paddy Camps : The Irish of Lowell, 1821-61

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The dramatic story of the fights and compromises that shaped an Irish community
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 22mm | 399.17g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 15 photographs; 16 line drawings
  • 025207338X
  • 9780252073380

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"In Mitchell's work we see the Lowell Irish as an immigrant community who struggled with poverty and discrimination and tried to establish a foothold in a new and sometimes hostile land. The emergence of leaders, the building of churches, and the development of a parochial school system represented the flowering of a community, not merely declension from a golden age of native laborers in an industrial paradise."
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About Brian C. Mitchell

Brian C. Mitchell is president of Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
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