Books by Thomas H. O’Connor

Released: May 4, 2001

"A fine summation of O'Connor's long scholarly career that should be of wide interest to students of American history and social issues."
A learned and literate history of the Athens of America. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 30, 1998

"Strong overall, replete with local texture, and geared toward the general reader. (33 b&w photos, not seen)"
A well-crafted local history that moves beyond institutional growth to capture the spirit of the people in the pews. Read full book review >
Released: Dec. 5, 1997

"An estimable contribution to Civil War, urban, and reform- movement history. (illustrations, not seen)"
In this informative microcosmic study of a city during four crucial years, O'Connor (The Boston Irish, 1995) describes how the Civil War's battlefield upheavals were matched by quieter revolutions in metropolitan society, commerce, and politics. Read full book review >
Released: May 31, 1995

"For Bostonians, urban history buffs, and those wearing the green. (photos, not seen)"
A solid, if narrow, exploration of the rich intertwining of the Irish and municipal politics in Boston. Read full book review >