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Poverty and Prejudice

From front cover of TS43



A Study of Irish Immigrants in York 1840-1875.

By Frances Finnegan. Borthwick Texts and Studies 43.

ISBN 978-1-904497-64-6; Second edition 2018.


Detailed Description


Preface to the first and second editions: Frances Finnegan

The Famine Immigrants 1840-1848

1 Introduction

2 York's Pre-Famine Irish Community

3 Early Post-Famine Settlement

4 Ghetto Communities



5 Demographic Structure

6 Occupations



7 Poverty

8 Education and Religion

9 The Irish Contribution to Crime

10 Aspects of Assimilation

11 Prejudice

12 Conclusion