“The New York Irish History Roundtable Journal” praised “Celebrating 250 Years of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade,” published by Quinnipiac University Press, in its latest edition.
Reviewer Sara Brady wrote that the book offered a “much needed — not to mention comprehensive — account of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the world.”
“Celebrating 250 Years of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade” is a full-color hardcover edition, 144 pages, lavishly illustrated history of the legendary New York City event, the oldest and biggest parade of its kind in America
Through moving narrative, historian John T. Ridge explores the past, present and future of Irish- American heritage in a vivid portrait of the nation’s longest-running parade. Drawing from New York’s most precious photographic archives, editor Lynn Mosher Bushnell has assembled a visual history of the parade that unfolds page by page with hundreds of rare and extraordinary photographs.