Who were the Molly Maguires?

mollymaguiresIn the Oxford University Press blog, Professor of History Kevin Kenny, who specializes in the history of migration and popular protest in the Atlantic world, lists ten factoids that can help readers better understand the Molly Maguires and their place in US history. Kenny is the author of Making Sense of the Molly Maguires. His other publications are: Diaspora: A Very Short Introduction, Peaceable Kingdom Lost: The Paxton Boys and the Destruction of William Penn’s Holy Experiment, and The American Irish: A History.

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