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The Irish in post-war Britain

Author: Enda Delaney
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This portrait of Britain's oldest migrant group combines rich historical detail with penetrating insights into the everyday experiences of the Irish who made Britain their home after 1945.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Delaney, Enda, 1971-
Irish in post-war Britain.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608516289
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Enda Delaney
ISBN: 9780199276677 0199276676
OCLC Number: 144596115
Description: ix, 232 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Leaving home --
In a strange land --
People and places --
Cultures of adjustment --
A sense of self.
Responsibility: Enda Delaney.
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This portrait of Britain's oldest migrant group combines rich historical detail with penetrating insights into the everyday experiences of the Irish who made Britain their home after 1945.

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excellent book ... a very accessible and readable text suitable for a wide range of courses that address multicultural Britain. * Mary J Hickman, Family and Community History * An important book. Read more...

 
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