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The immortal Irishman : the Irish revolutionary who became an American hero, Timothy Egan

Label
The immortal Irishman : the Irish revolutionary who became an American hero
Title
The immortal Irishman
Title remainder
the Irish revolutionary who became an American hero
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Egan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Places the improbable life of revolutionary hero Thomas Francis Meagher against a backdrop of Irish-American history, detailing his leadership during Irish uprisings, service with the Irish Brigade in the Civil War, and achievements as the territorial governor of Montana
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Egan, Timothy
Dewey number
  • 355.0092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Meagher, Thomas Francis
  • Generals
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Heroes
  • Irish Americans
  • Revolutionaries
  • Prisoners
  • Governors
  • HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
  • HISTORY / United States / 19th Century
  • HISTORY / Europe / Ireland
  • HISTORY / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers
  • HISTORY / Australia & New Zealand
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Label
The immortal Irishman : the Irish revolutionary who became an American hero, Timothy Egan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-352) and index
Contents
Introduction: Last day, July 1, 1867 -- Part I: To be Irish in Ireland -- 1. Under the bootheel -- 2. The becoming -- 3. Poetry in action -- 4. Pitchfork paddies -- 5. The meanest beggar in the world -- Part II: To be Irish in the Penal Colony -- 6. Island of the damned -- 7. The traitor of Tasmania -- 8. Flight -- Part III: To be Irish in America -- 9. Home and away -- 10. Identity -- 11. The fever -- 12. War -- 13. First blood -- 14. The call, the fall -- 15. Summer of slaughter -- 16. Reasons to live and die -- 17. The green and the blues -- 18. A brigade no more -- 19. A second banishment -- 20. New Ireland -- 21. The remains of a life -- 22. River without end -- 23. Inquest for Ireland
Control code
BK0017409212
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 368 pages
Isbn
9780544272880
Lccn
2015037256
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The immortal Irishman : the Irish revolutionary who became an American hero, Timothy Egan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-352) and index
Contents
Introduction: Last day, July 1, 1867 -- Part I: To be Irish in Ireland -- 1. Under the bootheel -- 2. The becoming -- 3. Poetry in action -- 4. Pitchfork paddies -- 5. The meanest beggar in the world -- Part II: To be Irish in the Penal Colony -- 6. Island of the damned -- 7. The traitor of Tasmania -- 8. Flight -- Part III: To be Irish in America -- 9. Home and away -- 10. Identity -- 11. The fever -- 12. War -- 13. First blood -- 14. The call, the fall -- 15. Summer of slaughter -- 16. Reasons to live and die -- 17. The green and the blues -- 18. A brigade no more -- 19. A second banishment -- 20. New Ireland -- 21. The remains of a life -- 22. River without end -- 23. Inquest for Ireland
Control code
BK0017409212
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 368 pages
Isbn
9780544272880
Lccn
2015037256
Other physical details
illustrations

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