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Irish Migrants in New Zealand, 1840–1937: ‘The Desired Haven’

Angela McCarthy has written a useful book about Irish emigration to New Zealand, based upon 253 letters that passed between the two countries over a period just short of a century. This review discusses the author's methodology and findings through the perspective of two analytical tools, Alice's Letters and Shanacoole Exceptionalism. The book derives fromContinue reading “Irish Migrants in New Zealand, 1840–1937: ‘The Desired Haven’”