By William Watson,Eugene Halus

Virtually each point of yank tradition has been stimulated by means of Irish immigrants and their descendants. This encyclopedia tells the total tale of the Irish-American adventure, masking immigration, assimilation, and achievement.

• Demonstrates the intricate—and far-reaching—nature of the Irish-American connection

• Covers the diversity of the Irish-American political event within the North and South instead of focusing basically on northern populations

• Distinguishes among the adventure of Irish Protestants and Irish Catholics

• Highlights the Irish propensity for inventiveness in the US and Irish contributions to company and technology

• Discusses the prominence of the Irish within the Catholic Church within the United States

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