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Remembering Ahanagran

A History of Stories

by Richard White

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Hill & Wang Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • General,
  • United States - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7974531M
    ISBN 100809080729
    ISBN 109780809080724
    OCLC/WorldCa42378534

    And while "Remembering Ahanagran," a memoir tracing the trajectory of White's mother, Sarah, from County Kerry to America, is laced with its own crescendos of .   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Remembering Ahanagran, The middle ground, The roots of dependency, The organic machine, The frontier in American culture, Land use, environment, and social change, The middle ground, "It's your misfortune and none of my own".

    Sara Walsh was born in in the west of Ireland, in a land of storytellers. In prose that is neither history nor memoir but something larger and brighter than both, Remembering Ahanagran captures her memories of her early years in Ireland, her migration to the United States, and her marriage to Harry White, the Harvard-educated son of Russian Jewish : $ Compre o livro Remembering Ahanagran: A History of Stories na : confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e importados Remembering Ahanagran: A History of Stories - Livros na Amazon Brasil- /5(4).

    Sara's memories, as recaptured in this unusual book by her son, are neither history nor memoir but something larger and brighter than both. Remembering Ahanagran is much more than a fascinating tale of one woman and her family; it is a passionate story that expresses the dignity and excitement of ordinary lives. 4 Black-and-White Photographs/2 Maps4/5(4). revealing. Richard White has written both in Remembering Ahanagran. It is about his mother. More precisely, it is about his mother's stories which he interrogates as a historian and a son. As White sees it, the book is an "anti-memoir." It is, he says, a .


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Remembering Ahanagran by Richard White Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Remembering Ahanagran is a rare and remarkable achievement: a book that carries as great a charge in emotional power as it does in intellectual energy. Sara Walsh's 'memory' and Richard White's 'history' travel through terrain from the most urgent American concerns of immigration and intermarriage to the most elemental, universal issues of Cited by: 9.

The book Remembering Ahanagran: A History of Stories, by Richard White was published in Seattle at the University of Washington Press copywrited in The author is a much respected historian whos book stirred up much controversy/5.

Remembering Ahanagran is a rare and remarkable achievement: a book that carries as great a charge in emotional power as it does in intellectual energy. Sara Walsh’s ‘memory’ and Richard White’s ‘history’ Remembering Ahanagran book through terrain from the most urgent American concerns of immigration and intermarriage to the most elemental, universal Brand: University of Washington Press.

A "collaboration" between historian White (Univ. of Washington) and his mother, Sara, this blends formal historical research and the oral tradition.

The bare bones of White's narrative follow the family's travails via the stories Sara and others remember being told as children, plus those they've lived through and generated themselves.

Oral recollections, though, often fail Remembering Ahanagran book jive. Save 84% off the newsstand price. Remembering Ahanagran Richard White (Hill and Wang) In a work he describes as "an easy collaboration between me and my mother and an uneasy collaboration between Author: Emily D'aulaire.

Remembering Ahanagran, a story about the author's mother, born in the early part of the 20th century in rural Ireland and sent to Chicago at arrives into the memoir-glutted marketplace at a fitting praised personal accounts, such as Mary Karr's The Liars' Club or Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes, itself about the Irish migration, have become mired in a truth /5(8).

Sara's memories, as recaptured in this unusual book by her son, are neither history nor memoir but something larger and brighter than both. Remembering Ahanagran is much more than a fascinating tale of one woman and her family; it is a passionate story that expresses the dignity and excitement of ordinary lives.

Remembering Ahanagran: storytelling in a family's past User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Calling his book an "anti-memoir," White reconstructs his mother's Irish childhood and emigration.

(Review forthcoming in LJ 3/15/98) Read full review. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Remembering Ahanagran by White, Richard, Richard White, William Cronon,Hill and Wang edition, in English - 1st by: 9.

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Book Quality. See open book quality issues Pages:   Buy a cheap copy of Remembering Ahanagran: A History of book by Richard White. Building history from the rich local folklore of family-an anti-memoir by a leading historian.

Sara Walsh was born in a land of storytellers inin Ahanagran, Free shipping over $Cited by: 9. Remembering Ahanagran: storytelling in a family's past User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Calling his book an "anti-memoir," White reconstructs his mother's Irish childhood and emigration.

(Review forthcoming in LJ 3/15/98) Read full review. ""Remembering Abanagran is a rare and remarkable achievement: a book that carries as great a charge in emotional power as it does in intellectual energy." User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Get this from a library.

Remembering Ahanagran: storytelling in a family's past. [Richard White] -- Sarah Walsh was born in the land of storytellers inin Ahanagran, in the west of Ireland.

She has made her life out of the stories that she told to her children, stories of her early years in. Twenty years after the publication of Remembering Ahanagran: A History of Stories, renowned historian Richard White will reflect on the impact of the book and on the intersections of his ethnic.

Sara's memories, as recaptured in this unusual book by her son, are neither history nor memoir but something larger and brighter than both. Remembering Ahanagran is much more than a fascinating tale of one woman and her family; it is a passionate story that expresses the dignity and excitement of ordinary lives.

4 Black-and-White Photographs/2 Maps/5(). In Remembering Ahanagran, Richard White, a professor of history at the University of Washington, offers a corrective.

The stories he gathers and examines, most of them told by his mother and her Irish kinfolk, are fascinating. So are the new ones he constructs by melding her stories with the findings of his research. The book's principal merit. Richard White (born ) is an American historian, a past President of the Organization of American Historians, and the author of influential books on the American West, Native American history, railroads, and environmental is the Margaret Byrne Professor of American History at Stanford University, having previously taught at the University of.

Twenty years after the publication of Remembering Ahanagran: A History of Stories, renowned historian Richard White will reflect on the impact of the book and on the intersections of his ethnic backgrounds (Irish and Jewish) that shaped it.

Richard White is an historian of the United States at Stanford University specializing in the American West, the history of capitalism. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York Donor bostonpubliclibraryPages:.

Remembering Ahanagran by Richard White,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Richard White has written both in Remembering Ahanagran. It is about his mother. More precisely, it is about his mother’s stories which he interrogates as a historian and a son. As White sees it, the book is an “anti-memoir.” It is, he says, a Author: Thomas P.

Slaughter.Remembering Ahanagran: Storytelling in a Family's Past. New York: Hill & Wang, ix + pp. $ (cloth), ISBN Reviewed by Henry Goldman (Department of Management, Touro University International) Published on H-Oralhist (July, ).