Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2015

384 Pages | 8 b/w illustrations

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823262236

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The Sons of Molly Maguire

The Irish Roots of America's First Labor War

Mark Bulik

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • The haunting story of the violence that began the American labor movement.
  • The gripping prose of a good murder-mystery leads readers through a sophisticated synthetic history of the highly controversial Molly Maguires.
  • Traces the roots of the notorious Mollies as a bridge between Irish folk customs and modern rituals such as Philadelphia's annual Mummers Parade.

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