How the Irish won the West by Myles Dungan

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Published by New Island in Dublin .

Written in English

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Subjects:

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

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Book details

StatementMyles Dungan.
Classifications
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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A book of fascinating individual stories rather than an in-depth thematic exploration, many of the Irish men and women that the author picks out are frankly worthy of their own movies. There are gun-toting toffs, prostitutes with hearts of gold, ruthless. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Opening credits: a nineteenth-century western timeline --Introduction: how the Irish really won the West --Mountain men: Irish pioneers of the fur trade --The Donner party: cannibalism on the western trail --Indian agent: the later career of Thomas Fitzpatrick --Toffs: Irish aristocrats.

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