Paddy and the Republic

Paddy and the Republic

Ethnicity and Nationality in Antebellum America

Book - 1986
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This book is a provocative approach to ethnicity and national identity in the United States before the Civil War. By careful study of how Irish immigrants were described and talked about in the common everyday language of the period, it shows how ethnic stereotypes were formed and how they shaped popular attitudes.
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press ; Scranton, Pa. : Distributed by Harper & Row, ©1986
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780819551177
Branch Call Number: 973.04 K72p
Characteristics: xx, 251 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm


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