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Éire in the Emergency and the Irish in Britain

Ian S. Wood

in Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For the Irish state and its people, the social memory of the period 1939 to 1945 was defined by the relative deprivations brought about by the Emergency. Without the movement of labour to Britain, ... More


Northern Ireland at War

Ian S. Wood

in Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When war came in 1939, Northern Ireland was still scarred by some of the worst poverty and deprivation to be found anywhere in the British Isles. Industries such as shipbuilding and textiles had ... More


Continuity and Change at Raiford

Vivien M. L. Miller (ed.)

in Hard Labor and Hard Time: Florida's "Sunshine Prison" and Chain Gangs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813039855
eISBN:
9780813043760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039855.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapters 7, 8, and 9 focus largely on the experiences of Grade 2 inmates at Raiford prison farm during the 1930s and 1940s. This chapter examines official efforts to prolong commercial farming as an ... More


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