The Irish in New Orleans /

Kelley tells the colorful, entertaining, and often adventurous history of the Irish in New Orleans. From Bloody O'Reilly in the eighteenth century to the great churches and charitable organizations built by the Irish Famine immigrants in the nineteenth century to the Irish-dominated politics of...

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Author / Creator:Kelley, Laura D.
Imprint:Lafayette : University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press, 2014.
Description:383 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 22 x 23 cm
Language:English
Subject:Irish Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
Irish Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social life and customs.
Irish Americans.
Irish Americans -- Social life and customs.
Manners and customs.
New Orleans (La.) -- History.
New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs.
Louisiana -- New Orleans.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10127729
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ISBN:9781935754534
193575453X
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-367) and index.
Summary:Kelley tells the colorful, entertaining, and often adventurous history of the Irish in New Orleans. From Bloody O'Reilly in the eighteenth century to the great churches and charitable organizations built by the Irish Famine immigrants in the nineteenth century to the Irish-dominated politics of the twentieth century, and including Irish dance, music, and sports, the author introduces readers to a hitherto untold story of one of America's most historical cities.

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Call Number: F379.N59I63 2014
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