Gaelic games, nationalism and the Irish diaspora in the United States / Paul Darby
- Darby, Paul, 1971-
- Dublin, Ireland : University College Dublin Press, 2009.
- Physical Description:
- xvi, 256 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
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- 1. Crossing the bowl of tears: the Irish journey to America -- 2. Sowing the seeds: the origins and early development of Gaelic games in America -- 3. Patriots and players: the GAA and Irish nationalism in late nineteenth-century America -- 4. Preserving Ireland's sporting heritage: Gaelic games in the United States from the turn of the century to the Great War -- 5. Fluctuating fortunes: the GAA in America from the roaring twenties through the Great Depression -- 6. Revival, 'Golden Age' and decline: Gaelic games in post-war America -- 7. Lest we forget: Gaelic games and Irish-American nationalism, 1900-68 -- 8. Striving to survive: The North American County Board in the late twentieth century -- 9. Ourselves alone: The New York GAA since 1970 -- 10. The GAA, Northern Ireland's 'Troubles' and Irish-American identity politics.
- 9781906359232 (pbk.) and 1906359237 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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