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Making sense of the Molly Maguires [electronic resource] / Kevin Kenny.

By: Kenny, Kevin, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998Description: 1 online resource (xii, 336 p.).ISBN: 9780198026624 (electronic bk.); 0198026625 (electronic bk.); 1280760966; 9781280760969.Subject(s): Molly Maguires | Coal miners -- Pennsylvania -- History | Irish Americans -- Pennsylvania -- History | Irish Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Social conditions | Molly Maguires | Mineurs de charbon -- Pennsylvanie -- Histoire | Am�ericains d'origine irlandaise -- Pennsylvanie -- Histoire | Am�ericains d'origine irlandaise -- Pennsylvanie -- Conditions sociales | TRUE CRIME -- Organized Crime | Molly Maguires | Geheime genootschappen | Molly Maguires (Organization)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Making sense of the Molly Maguires.DDC classification: 364.1/06/09748 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Whiteboys, Ribbonmen, and Molly Maguires -- World of anthracite -- Enter the Molly Maguires -- Rise of a labor movement -- Reading Railroad takes control -- Return of the Molly Maguires -- Rough justice -- Molly Maguires on trial -- Black Thursday.
Summary: A group of 20 Irish immigrants, suspected of comprising a secret terrorist organization called the "Molly Maguires", were executed in Pennsylvania in the 1870s for the murder of 16 men. This work offers a new interpretation of their dramatic story, tracing the origins of the group.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-328) and index.

ch. 1. Whiteboys, Ribbonmen, and Molly Maguires -- ch. 2. World of anthracite -- ch. 3. Enter the Molly Maguires -- ch. 4. Rise of a labor movement -- ch. 5. Reading Railroad takes control -- ch. 6. Return of the Molly Maguires -- ch. 7. Rough justice -- ch. 8. Molly Maguires on trial -- ch. 9. Black Thursday.

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A group of 20 Irish immigrants, suspected of comprising a secret terrorist organization called the "Molly Maguires", were executed in Pennsylvania in the 1870s for the murder of 16 men. This work offers a new interpretation of their dramatic story, tracing the origins of the group.

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Making sense of the Molly Maguires by Kenny, Kevin, ©1998
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