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Author Press, Liverpool University
Title Irish, Catholic and Scouse : The History of the Liverpool-Irish, 1800-1939
Imprint Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2007
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Note Intro -- Title Page -- Contents -- List of Tables -- List of Abbreviations -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Introduction: 'A Piece Cut Off from the Old Sod Itself' -- Part One: 1800-1914 -- 1: Poor Paddy: The Irish in the Liverpool Labour Market -- 2: 'The Lowest Depth': The Spatial Dimensions of Irish Liverpool -- 3: The Holy Sanctity of Poverty: Welfare, Charity and the Sacred Irish Poor -- 4: Faith and Fatherland: Ethno-Sectarian Collective Mutuality -- 5: Electoral Politics: Towards Home Rule -- 6: Extra-Parliamentary Politics: The American Connection -- 7: 'Pat-riot-ism': Sectarian Violence and Public Disorder -- 8: Cultural Politics: National Regeneration and Ethnic Revival -- 9: Leisure: Irish Recreation -- Part Two: 1914-39 -- 10: The First World War: Free Citizens of a Free Empire? -- 11: The Liverpool-Irish and the Irish Revolution -- 12: Depression, Decline and Heritage Recovery -- Bibliography -- Index
Liverpool in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was a great cultural melting pot and processing point of migration from Europe to the USA. The Irish in particular crossed to Liverpool in their tens of thousands before setting out across the Atlantic. Here for the first time acclaimed historian John Belchem offers a ground-breaking and extensive social history of the elements of the Irish diaspora that stayed in Liverpool, enriching the city's cultural mix rather than continuing on their journey. Covering the tumultuous period from the Act of Union to the supposed 'final settlement' between Britain and Ireland, this richly illustrated volume will be required reading for anyone interested in the Irish diaspora
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Press, Liverpool University Irish, Catholic and Scouse : The History of the Liverpool-Irish, 1800-1939 Liverpool : Liverpool University Press,c2007 9781846311079
Subject Irish -- England -- Liverpool -- History -- 19th century.;Irish -- England -- Liverpool -- History -- 20th century.;Catholics -- England -- Liverpool.;Liverpool (England) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.;Liverpool (England) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
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