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Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Kevin O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the twenty years after Ireland joined the UN in 1955, one subject dominated its fortunes: Africa. The first detailed study of Ireland's relationship with that continent, this book documents its ... More


Family and community: surveying women and the family

Angela Davis

in Modern Motherhood: Women and Family in England, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719084553
eISBN:
9781781702109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084553.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Through an assessment of the role of kinship, neighbourhood and class in women’s experiences, and making use of the interviews specially conducted for the book, this chapter examines national debates ... More


Concern for Africa: The Biafran humanitarian crisis

Kevin O’Sullivan

in Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the rise of two new, and related, forms of international relations that simultaneously bolstered and bypassed traditional channels of diplomacy: aid and humanitarianism. It ... More


‘If we’re Christians at all’: Irish foreign aid

Kevin O’Sullivan

in Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the conflagration of forces from above (the rapid expansion of the foreign aid regime) and below (the rise of an increasingly powerful NGO sector) that transformed aid and ... More


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