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Marriage

Caitriona Clear

in Social Change and Everyday Life in Ireland, 1850-1922

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074370
eISBN:
9781781700693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074370.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

When marriage took place, economics was important to all social levels. Strength and ability to work were highly prized among all working people, farmers included; it ensured survival, and cemented ... More


The Birmingham pub bombings, the Irish as a ‘suspect community’ and the memories of the O’Reilly family

Laura O’Reilly

in The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the immediate aftermath of the Birmingham Pub Bombings in 1974, the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) was introduced as British politicians struggled to deal with the increasing threat of the ... More


‘No Struggle but the Home’: James Hanley's The Furys

Patrick Williams

in Writing Liverpool: Essays and Interviews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310737
eISBN:
9781846314476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314476.004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines James Hanley's The Furys. Published in 1935, The Furys was the first part of a series of five novels charting the lives of the Furys, a Liverpool-Irish family. Unlike Hanley's ... More


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