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The Great Famine

Ireland's Agony, 1845-1852

The Great Famine( )
Author: Ó Murchadha, Ciarán
ISBN:978-1-4725-0778-5
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

The Great Famine: Ireland's Agony examines this enormous human calamity anew. Beginning with the coming of the potato blight in 1845 and the resulting harvest failures that left the country's impoverished population numb with shock as well as foodless, it explores government relief measures that so often failed to meet the needs of the poor, leading in fact to many more deaths.The book charts the horrific realities of Ireland's pauper-crammed workhouses, the mass clearances...
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Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General
History / Europe / Ireland
Social Science / Disasters & Disaster Relief
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.28 x 9.22 x 0.83 Inches
Book Weight:0.99 Pounds

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