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The interwar years, 1921–1939

in Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651.004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Irish migration during the interwar years, which were notable for a fundamental change in the nature of international migration. These years were a period during which ... More


Postwar exodus, 1947–1957

in Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651.006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses Irish migration during 1947–57, specifically the geographical origins of the migrants. The topography of the effect of Irish migration to Britain is reported. The insufficiency ... More


Perspectives on Irish migration

in Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651.003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the main patterns and features of Irish migration in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The use of the concept of ‘relative deprivation’ in explicating migration was ... More


Enter the state, 1940–1946

in Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter, which discusses Irish migration during 1940–6, shows that the Irish state became closely concerned in the regulation of migration. Within the Irish political and administrative élite, a ... More


Irish emigrants and family history: A new approach

John Herson

in Divergent paths: Family histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090639
eISBN:
9781781708385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090639.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book opens by arguing that a family history approach can throw new light on important issues relating to Irish migration to Victorian Britain, notably about Irish family lives, the long-term fate ... More


Patterns of arrival and settlement

in Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892.006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the patterns of Irish settlement in Cumbria throughout the century in question, and also explores Irish migrants and their emergent communities. It is shown that the 1850s ... More


Conclusion

in Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Migration from rural to urban areas was a feature of the development of most western societies. The economic factors were key factors of Irish migration patterns and trends. In addition, changing ... More


Introduction

in Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651.002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores the patterns in Irish migration to Britain from 1921–71. It also examines the factors that account for this migration, and the policy of both the British and Irish states in ... More


Migrants, medics, matrons: exploring the spectrum of Irish immigrants in the wartime British health sector

Jennifer Redmond

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Irish medical migrants had a visible presence in twentieth-century British hospitals, particularly during the Second World War. This chapter outlines the profile of migrants returning from Britain to ... More


Work

in Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the employment patterns of the Irish in nineteenth-century Cumbria using census records during 1851–91 and four Cumbrian towns of significant migrant settlement (Barrow, ... More


‘Trunks without Heads’? The Composition of Northern England's Orange Order

in Faith, Fraternity and Fighting: The Orange Order and Irish Migrants in Northern England, c. 1850–1920

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239390
eISBN:
9781846313110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239390.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the composition of the Orange Order in northern England. The Order clearly crossed the fault lines of class, ethnicity, and nationality, indicating a hybrid of competing ... More


Introduction

Hidetaka Hirota

in Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190619213
eISBN:
9780190619244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619213.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, British and Irish Modern History

The Introduction opens with the deportation of two Irish paupers from a Massachusetts almshouse to Ireland in 1855. The episode provides an entrée to the principal historical issues the book ... More


Divergent paths: Family histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

John Herson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090639
eISBN:
9781781708385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090639.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is unique in adopting a family history approach to Irish migration in nineteenth century Britain. Historians of the Irish in Britain have almost totally ignored the family dimension, but ... More


Conclusion

Lindsay Proudfoot and Dianne Hall

in Imperial Spaces: Placing the Irish and Scots in Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078378
eISBN:
9781781702895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078378.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter argues for increasing recognition of the diversity of the white presence during modern Australia's foundational narrative and for the complex place narratives created by subaltern ... More


Imperial continuities: Irish doctors and the British armed forces, 1922–45

Steven O’Connor

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, many Irish doctors led successful careers in the British Empire’s military medical services. Surprisingly, Irish medical connections with the British ... More


Comparing Immigrant Histories: The Irish and Others in Modern Wales

Neil Evans

in Irish Migrants in Modern Wales

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238485
eISBN:
9781846313356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238485.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter compares the immigrant histories of the Irish and others in modern Wales. The Irish migration co-occurred with the onset of industrialisation, and was the second-largest influx of ... More


Conclusions

in Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892.011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This study has aimed to significantly improve the understanding of Irish migration. It has shown the patterns of settlement and communal development outside the principal receptacles of Irish ... More


Divergent paths: The conclusions to be drawn

John Herson

in Divergent paths: Family histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090639
eISBN:
9781781708385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090639.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The conclusion begins by reviewing how family history can reveal the lives of immigrant families and their descendants as well as their identities and family strategies. It argues that collective ... More


Popular Opposition to Irish Home Rule in Edwardian Britain

Daniel Jackson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311987
eISBN:
9781846315558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315558
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book shows that from the start of the Third Home Rule Bill crisis, there was in Britain considerable popular interest in the Irish issue, and that the Curragh army mutiny of 1914 was not an ... More


Conclusion

Hidetaka Hirota

in Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190619213
eISBN:
9780190619244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619213.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, British and Irish Modern History

The Conclusion begins by arguing that the history of immigration control in the United States up to the 1880s is a story of American state development. It demonstrates how governmental policy for ... More


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