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Author Lynch-Brennan, Margaret.

Title The Irish Bridget : Irish immigrant women in domestic service in America, 1840-1930 / Margaret Lynch-Brennan ; with a foreword by Maureen O'Rourke Murphy
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 232 pages) : illustrations
Series Irish studies
Irish studies (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Contents Home life in Ireland -- From Ireland -- To America -- The world of the American mistress -- The work world of the Irish Bridget -- The social world of the Irish Bridget -- Was Bridget's experience unique?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-208) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Household employees -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Household employees -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Immigrants -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Immigrants -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Irish American women -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Irish American women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0815652674 (electronic bk.)
9780815652670 (electronic bk.)