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Emigrants and Exiles: Ireland and the Irish Exodus to North America.
From the 1660s to the early 1900s, no fewer than seven million people emigrated from Ireland to North America. This vast flow at once reflected and compelled enormous social changes on both sides ofExpand
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Ireland: The Emigrant Nursery and the World Economy
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An international comparison of recent trends in population mortality
This survey continues a series of international mortality comparisons, of which the most recent were Giles & Wilkie (1973) and Wilkie (1976). The first part of the paper is a descriptive survey ofExpand
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Dressing in costume and the use of alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs by college students.
This study compared the behavior of college students who wore costumes on Halloween with those who did not. It was designed to examine the degree to which college students disguised their identity atExpand
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Reasons for Leaving
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Irish immigrants in the land of Canaan: letters and memoirs from colonial and revolutionary America, 1675-1815
Irish Immigrants in the Land of Canaan is a monumental and pathbreaking study of early Irish Protestant and Catholic migration to America. Through exhaustive research and sensitive analyses of theExpand
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Irish popular culture, 1650-1850
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