The Irish Americans: The Rise to Money and Power

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Index
achievement, economic and social (see alsonames, subjects), 2ff., 106-20
deprivation, spiritual and, 109-10, 120
discrimination and prejudice and, 107, 113-14
failure myth, 1-8, 112ff.
of immigrants, 3, 114ff.
personality and, 128-29
Act of Union, 40, 47, 53, 65
Addams, Jane, 160
Adrian IV, Pope, 45, 134, 141, 142
affluence, seeEconomic status
alcoholism, 2, 3, 10, 170-82
abstinence movements, 172, 178
consumption of liquor per capita, 170-71
explanations for, 176-82
Great Famine and, 172-73
research into, 171ff.
stereotype, 1, 173-76
All Good Men ( Fleming), 184
American Irish, The ( Shannon), 104, 204-5
American Railroad Union, 168
American Revolution, 72-73
American Sociological Association, 108n
Anderson, Thomas, 161
anti-Catholicism and discrimination American, 59-61, 74, 76-78, 88-89, 107, 113-14
English, see England and Ireland
anti-intellectualism, 3, 31-32
Automobile Workers, 168
Ballyhannis, County Mayo, 69-70
Banfield, Edward, 165-66
Barry, Kevin, 105
Bea, Augustin, symposium, 197
Begin, Menachem, 95
Bell, J. Bowyer, 66
Bellow, Saul, 185
Berkeley, Bishop George, 49
Beunker, John D., 161-62
Beyond the Melting Pot ( Moynihan), 107, 159, 205
Biaggi, Mario, 94
Binchy, D. A., 35-36, 37
Black and Tan War, 65, 66
blacks, comparisons with irish, 51, 88, 112, 171
Borou, Brien, 43
Boss ( Royko), 153, 195
Boston, Irish in (see alsonames), 6-7
and achievement, 116, 118, 119
and alcoholism study, 178-79
life of immigrants, 75-76
nationalism and, 92, 98
and politics, 159, 169
Boston Pilot, The, 92
Bowes, Lord Chancellor, 49
Breslin, Jimmy, 98, 174, 184, 185, 195, 196
Bridgeport (section of Chicago), see Chicago, Irish in
Browne, Archbishop of Dublin, 142
Broyard, Anatole, 101
business, success in, 106-20 passim
Butler, Sir William, 56
Byram, Gary, 203
Byrne, Jane, 154

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introductory Note vii
  • One - American- but Still Irish! 1
  • Two - The Celtic Inheritance 14
  • Three - The English Invasions 40
  • Four - Immigration 69
  • Five - The Nationalist Cause 90
  • Six - Achievement 106
  • Seven - Family and Personality 121
  • Eight - Religion 130
  • Nine - Irish Politics 152
  • Ten - Irish Drinking 170
  • Eleven - Irish-American Writers 183
  • Index 209
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