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Laments in Transition: The Irish-Australian songs of Sally Sloane (1894-1982)

Gall, Jennifer


Irish music in Australia has a strong tradition though it is less thoroughly documented and less frequently the subject of scholarly inquiry than in Ireland, the British Isles and North America. From the earliest days of white settlement in Australia, the Irish represented a significant proportion of total immigrants. One in three convicts transported to Australia from Great Britain after 1798 was Irish. About 20 per cent of these were connected with political and agrarian unrest in England and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Humanities Research
DOI: .22459/hr.xix.03.2013.04
Access Rights: Open Access


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