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Irish nationalism celebrates people jailed for resistance to British forces. Subject to HMRC’s rules, you can then reclaim the VAT charged through your own VAT return. More and more writers, like Rushdie, reject the older paradigm of "exile" which was meaningful to earlier generations of emigrants in favor of accepting their blend of cultures as a positive synthesis. In 1960 the UK was one of the seven founding members of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), but in 1973 it left to join the European Economic Community (EEC).

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Publisher: Alpha Book Dist (February 1988)

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