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    Enshrining Vietnamese-Irish lives

    Saris, A. Jamie (2007) Enshrining Vietnamese-Irish lives. Anthropology Today, 23. pp. 9-12. ISSN 0268-540X

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    In his absurdist masterpiece An Béal Bocht, the author Flann O’Brien included an Irish map of the world drawn by the artist Seán O’Sullivan. Only the significant spaces were marked, including Sligo Jail, travel routes to Scotland and deposits of illegal alcohol. The United States (‘Overseas’) contained little of note except for New York, Boston, Springfield Massachusetts, some long-horned cattle and a few money order offices.1 England (‘the Other Side’) had even less of significance: it had fewer money order offices, but did reveal one outstanding feature – the Irishman George Bernard Shaw.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Enshrining; Vietnamese; Irish lives;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Anthropology
    Item ID: 8381
    Depositing User: Dr. A. Jamie Saris
    Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2017 08:20
    Journal or Publication Title: Anthropology Today
    Publisher: Wiley
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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