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Author O'Connor, Thomas H., 1922-2012, author

Title South Boston, my home town : the history of an ethnic neighborhood / Thomas H. O'Connor ; [new foreword by Lawrence W. Kennedy]
Published Boston : Northeastern University Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 259 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- From Colony to Community -- The Immigrant Tide -- Forming a Neighborhood -- Pensulia Politics -- "My Home Town" -- Photographs -- Changing Times -- Under Siege -- Looking Ahead
Summary An engaging yet objective look at the 350 year old history of Southie, a neighborhood that has survived largely unchanged since the early days of immigrant Irish families and old time political bosses. Originally published by Quinlan Press in 1988 and reprinted by Northeastern University Press in 1994. With a new foreword by Lawrence W. Kennedy
Notes Originally published: Boston : Quinlan Press, ©1988
Reprint of 1994 edition with new foreword
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-254) and index
Notes Online resource: title from digital title page (viewed May 21, 2019)
Subject Irish Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History
Ethnic relations.
Irish Americans.
Boston (Mass.) -- Ethnic relations
Boston (Mass.) -- History
South Boston (Boston, Mass.) -- Ethnic relations
South Boston (Boston, Mass.) -- History
Massachusetts -- Boston -- South Boston.
Massachusetts -- Boston.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Kennedy, Lawrence W., 1952- writer of foreword
ISBN 1555538800