How the Irish won the West by Myles Dungan

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  • Irish Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History.,
  • Immigrants -- West (U.S.) -- History.,
  • West (U.S.) -- History.

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StatementMyles Dungan.
LC ClassificationsF596.3.I6 D86 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 304 p. ;
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20401580M
ISBN 101905494114
ISBN 109781905494118
LC Control Number2006497640

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