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The Molly Maguires

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674731547

Publication Date: 01/01/1964

409 pages

17 halftones, 1 map


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  • Preface
  • Part One: Ireland Sends a Legacy
    • 1. Night Riders and Informers
    • 2. Who Was Molly Maguire?
    • 3. Tenant Troubles
  • Part Two: The Reading Fights the Union
    • 4. Black Gold and Irish Green
    • 5. Gowen Declares War
  • Part Three: The Pinkertons at Work
    • 6. Alias James McKenna
      • Table of Allan Pinkerton and Reading Railroad Records on Molly Maguires
    • 7. In Search of Murder
    • 8. The Long Strike
    • 9. The Summer of 1875
    • 10. Wiggans Patch
  • Part Four: The Great Molly Maguire Trials
    • 11. McKenna Escapes
    • 12. The Day of the Rope
    • 13. Closing the Record
  • Major Participants in Pennsylvania Incidents
  • Notes
  • Index

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