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The great famine : Ireland's agony 1845-1852 / Ciarán Ó Murchadha.

Author/creator Ó Murchadha, Ciarán
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLondon : Continuum International Publishing Group, 2011.
Descriptionxx, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Contributor biographical information
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Contents Prologue -- 1. An emerging people: the pre-famine Irish -- 2. A long farewell to the white potatoes: the coming of the blight -- 3. One wide waste of putrefying vegetation: the second failure of the potato -- 4. The blessed effects of political economy: public works and soup kitchens -- 5. Emaciated frames and livid countenances: from fever pandemic to amended Poor Law -- 6. Asylum by the neighbouring ditches: the famine clearances -- 7. Leaving this land of plagues: the famine emigrations -- 8. Exiled from humanity: the later years of the famine -- 9. The murdered sleeping silently: aftermath.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2011378339

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