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The New York Irish: Fashioning Urban Identities in Nineteenth-Century New York City

Meredith B. Linn

in Archaeology of Identity and Dissonance: Contexts for a Brave New World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056197
eISBN:
9780813053950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056197.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

During the mid- to late-nineteenth century, millions of Irish people emigrated to the U.S. fleeing hardship and searching for a better life. Much has been written about how they faced great ... More


Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

After all the green beer has been poured and the ubiquitous shamrocks fade away, what does it mean to be Irish American besides St. Patrick’s Day? This book traces the evolution of “Irish” as a ... More


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