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Under the Starry Flag Book Discussion with Prof. Lucy E Salyer

  • Dates: October 26, 2018
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    Author and Professor Lucy E. Salyer will discuss and sign her new book, Under the Starry Flag: How a Band of Irish Americans Joined the Fenian Revolt and Sparked a Crisis over Citizenship
    The book will be on sale in the Museum.

    The riveting story of forty Irish Americans who set off to fight for Irish independence, only to be arrested by Queen Victoria's authorities and accused of treason: a tale of idealism and justice with profound implications for future conceptions of citizenship and immigration.