Many Young Men of Twenty

(Peg whistles the first bars of 'Many Young Men of Twenty.' She whistles with her breath forcefully. Then she sings it and in the distance (if that is feasible) a chorus of voices joins in) Peg & Voices (Singing) Many young men of ...

Author: John B. Keane

Publisher: Mercier Press Ltd

ISBN: 9781781174333

Category: Fiction

Page: 100

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A musical play dealing with emigration and the lack of jobs at home that forced people to leave their native Ireland for England. It describes the emigrants 'longing for home’ - 'Everyone is lonesome leaving home' - their annual homecomings and their return to jobs and places they disliked - 'back to their night shifts, an' filthy digs ... with their long faces leanin' out o' the carriage windows with the thoughts of what's waitin' over'.

Gender and History

DOI: 10.4324/9781003164944-4 The author retains strong memories, as a boy of eight, of watching both his parents performing in a production of J.B. Keane's 1961 play, Many Young Men of Twenty. The lyrics of the powerful chorus, ...

Author: Jyoti Atwal

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781000683875

Category: History

Page: 371

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This book provides an overview of Irish gender history from the end of the Great Famine in 1852 until the foundation of the Irish Free State in 1922. It builds on the work that scholars of women’s history pioneered and brings together internationally regarded experts to offer a synthesis of the current historiography and existing debates within the field. The authors place emphasis on highlighting new and exciting sources, methodologies, and suggested areas for future research. They address a variety of critical themes such as the family, reproduction and sexuality, the medical and prison systems, masculinities and femininities, institutions, charity, the missions, migration, ‘elite women’, and the involvement of women in the Irish nationalist/revolutionary period. Envisioned to be both thematic and chronological, the book provides insight into the comparative, transnational, and connected histories of Ireland, India, and the British empire. An important contribution to the study of Irish gender history, the volume offers opportunities for students and researchers to learn from the methods and historiography of Irish studies. It will be useful for scholars and teachers of history, gender studies, colonialism, post-colonialism, European history, Irish history, Irish studies, and political history.

Art and Industry 1897 Industrial and technical training in voluntary associations and endowed institutions

The average age of these twenty thousand young men is twenty - three years . For their daily occupations , there are three times as many young men needing training in industrial and science lines as in commercial ; yet there are four ...

Author: United States. Office of Education


ISBN: UIUC:30112119931779

Category: Drawing


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The Young men s magazine

Were to be regretted that so many young there no other facts to which refer- men have been initiated ... A A circular , printed in Scotland , list is before me of twenty - nine states that " young men on the one principal gambling ...

Author: British and foreign young men's society


ISBN: OXFORD:590118296


Page: 548

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The France of the Little Middles

... age of access to residential independence (housing no longer paid for by parents) was twenty-two for women and twenty-four for men.12 These ages have risen slightly since, especially in metropolitan Paris. Like many young adults, ...

Author: Marie Cartier

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 9781785332296

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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The Poplars housing development in suburban Paris is home to what one resident called the “Little-Middles” – a social group on the tenuous border between the working- and middle- classes. In the 1960s The Poplars was a site of upward social mobility, which fostered an egalitarian sense of community among residents. This feeling of collective flourishing was challenged when some residents moved away, selling their homes to a new generation of upwardly mobile neighbors from predominantly immigrant backgrounds. This volume explores the strained reception of these migrants, arguing that this is less a product of racism and xenophobia than of anxiety about social class and the loss of a sense of community that reigned before.

William Faulkner and Southern History

She had opened Victoria's mail from Pete, concluded that the affair was proceeding much too rapidly, and wanted to kick ... There was a draft to sweep up all the able-bodied young men at twenty-one, and William, at nineteen and twenty, ...

Author: Joel Williamson

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780195101294

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 509

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One of America's most acclaimed historians of the South weaves together a perceptive biography of Faulkner with an astute analysis of his works and a revealing history of his ancestors in Mississippi--a family history that becomes, in Williamson's skilled hands, a vivid portrait of Southern culture itself.

Parliamentary Papers

1927 , 1928 - Illustrations in support of the view that working men would welcome a system of compulsory insurance ... the age of twenty - one of the time for payment in the case of many young women , such as milliners , Randell 115 .

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons


ISBN: HARVARD:32044106504780

Category: Bills, Legislative


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Debates and Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Illinois

But , sir , there is no class of men living ests of the people , by admitting them to I do not think there should be any ... class of men , for the very liberties many young men in this country , under as the house of representatives .

Author: Illinois. Constitutional Convention


ISBN: STANFORD:36105064224582

Category: Constitutional conventions

Page: 1096

View: 255


Emigration and Immigration

Persons . Year . Persons . 1832 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 199 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847 1848 1849 ... the United States are the agricultural and working classes , but many young men under years of GERMANY .

Author: United States. Bureau of Foreign Commerce (1854-1903)


ISBN: NYPL:33433070230630

Category: Emigration and immigration

Page: 860

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