Pt. I. The Irish Cultural, Political, Social, and Religious Heritages. 1. Ireland: English Conquest and Protestant Ascendancy, 1170-1801. 2. Ireland: The Rise of Irish Nationalism, 1801-1850 -- Pt. II. American Experiences. 3. Emigrants and Immigrants. 4. Communities in Conflict: American Nativists and Irish Catholics. 5. Irish-American Politics. 6. Irish America and the Course of Irish Nationalism. 7. From Ghetto to Suburbs: From Someplace to Noplace?