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Hidden history of the Boston Irish

Stevens, Peter F.

Hidden history of the Boston Irish

little-known stories from Ireland"s "next parish over"

by Stevens, Peter F.

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Biography -- Anecdotes,
  • Irish Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- Anecdotes,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Anecdotes,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Stevens.
    GenreBiography, Anecdotes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF73.9.I6 S74 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16474407M
    ISBN 109781596294509
    LC Control Number2008001936
    OCLC/WorldCa191732281


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