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Further Reading
  • Archdeacon, Thomas. Becoming American: An Ethnic History, NY: The Free Press, 1983.
  • Adamic, Louis. A Nation of Nations, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1944
  • Adams, William Forbes. Ireland and Irish Immigration to the New World, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1980.
  • Griffin, William D.. The Irish in America 1550-1972, Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana Pub, 1973.
  • Handlin, Oscar. Boston's Immigrants: A Study in Acculturation, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1959.
  • O'Connor, Thomas H.. The Boston Irish: A Political History, Boston: Northeastern Univ., 1995.
  • Ryan, Dennis P.. Beyond the Ballot Box: A Social History of the Boston Irish, 1845-1917, East Brunswick, NJ: Associated University Presses, Inc., 1983.
  • Shannon, William. The American Irish: A Political and Social Portrait, Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1963.
  • Stack, John F.. International Conflict in an American City: Boston's Irish, Italians, and Jews 1935-1944, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979.




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