THE BUTTE IRISH; Class and Ethnicity in an American Mining Town, 1875-1925. David M. Emmons.

THE BUTTE IRISH; Class and Ethnicity in an American Mining Town, 1875-1925.

Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 443 pgs, index, bibliography. Tells the story of Butte, Montana's large and assertive population of Irish immigrants, tracing their backgrounds in Ireland, the building of an ethnic community in Butte, the nature and hazards of their work in the copper mines and the complex interplay betweenIrish nationaism and worker consciousness. Fine in Fine DJ. Item #20098
ISBN: 0252016033

Price: $50.00

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