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New PDF release: Receiving Erin's Children: Philadelphia, Liverpool, and the

By J. Matthew Gallman

ISBN-10: 0807825344

ISBN-13: 9780807825341

ISBN-10: 080784845X

ISBN-13: 9780807848456

among 1845 and 1855, 2 million Irish women and men fled their famine-ravaged place of origin, many to settle in huge British and American towns that have been already wrestling with a posh array of city difficulties. during this cutting edge paintings of comparative city background, Matthew Gallman appears to be like at how towns, Philadelphia and Liverpool, met the demanding situations raised through the inflow of immigrants.

Gallman examines how voters and policymakers in Philadelphia and Liverpool handled such matters as poverty, disorder, bad sanitation, crime, sectarian clash, and juvenile delinquency. via contemplating how towns of similar inhabitants and dimensions replied to related demanding situations, he sheds new mild on regularly occurring questions about detailed nationwide characteristics--without resorting to claims of "American exceptionalism." during this severe period of city improvement, English and American towns usually advanced in analogous methods, Gallman notes. yet yes the most important differences--in position, fabric stipulations, governmental constructions, and voluntaristic traditions, for example--inspired various techniques to city challenge fixing on both sides of the Atlantic.

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