Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2012

272 Pages | 18 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719073533

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Personal narratives of Irish and Scottish migration, 1921-65

For spirit and adventure'

Angela McCarthy

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first book to compare personal accounts of Irish and Scottish migration and settlement in the twentieth century at a range of destinations Innovative methodology utilising letters, interviews, questionnaires, and shipboard journals, together with traditional documentary sources such as immigration files and maritime records Portrays individual migrant experiences often hidden in studies based on statistical analysis Engages with the fruitful interface between history and memory

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