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Charting the waters: return migration in later life

John Percival

in Return migration in later life: International perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447301226
eISBN:
9781447311010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301226.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This introductory chapter presents the aims, rationale, context, scope and layout of the book, with a brief synopsis of each author's chapter. The chapter begins by reviewing current knowledge as a ... More


Return migration in later life: International perspectives

John Percival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447301226
eISBN:
9781447311010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301226.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The main objective of this edited volume is to explore the motivations, decision making processes, and consequences, when older people consider or accomplish return migration to their place of ... More


‘We Return Home in Glory’: Chinese Networks and Gold Seeking in Otago

Daniel Davy

in Gold Rush Societies and Migrant Networks in the Tasman World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474477345
eISBN:
9781399502146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474477345.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Chapter Five draws on the diary of Alexander Don, a Presbyterian missionary to the Chinese in Otago. It charts the migration of Chinese prospectors and the means by which they attempted to maintain ... More


Ireland, Migration and Return Migration: The "Returned Yank" in the Cultural Imagination, 1952 to present

Sinéad Moynihan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941800
eISBN:
9781789623246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Drawing on historical, literary and cultural studies perspectives, this book examines the phenomenon of the “Returned Yank” in the cultural imagination, taking as its point of departure the most ... More


‘Mother Macree ad nauseam’: Maternity, Modernity and the Female Returned Yank

Sinéad Moynihan

in Ireland, Migration and Return Migration: The "Returned Yank" in the Cultural Imagination, 1952 to present

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941800
eISBN:
9781789623246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941800.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that narratives of female Returned Yanks emerge forcefully in Irish culture of the 1990s as a kind of imaginative counterpart to Irish citizens’ enforced confrontation with ... More


‘The Secret Dotted Line’: Return, Roots Journeys and Irish Literary Genealogies

Sinéad Moynihan

in Ireland, Migration and Return Migration: The "Returned Yank" in the Cultural Imagination, 1952 to present

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941800
eISBN:
9781789623246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941800.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the ways in which Irish writers have self-consciously invoked Irish-American return and/or the roots journey to address questions of literary genealogy. In other words, this ... More


Peter O’Leary, Land Nationalization, and Visitors to Ireland during the Land War

Niall Whelehan

in Changing Land: Diaspora Activism and the Irish Land War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479809554
eISBN:
9781479809615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809554.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Peter O’Leary was a London-based trade unionist and emigrant who returned frequently to Ireland. Along with Henry George, he was among the many visitors to Ireland during the Land War who sought to ... More


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