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Compassionate stranger : Asenath Nicholson and the Great Irish Famine / Maureen O'Rourke Murphy.

Author/creator Murphy, Maureen O'Rourke
Format Electronic and Book
EditionFirst edition.
Publication InfoSyracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2015.
Descriptionxxv, 366 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Portion of title Asenath Nicholson and the Great Irish Famine
Series Irish studies
Irish studies (Syracuse, N.Y.) ^A127474
Contents Chronology -- Prologue -- Puritan beginnings on the Vermont frontier -- Social gospels, garrets, and cellars : the New York years, 1831-44 -- An errand in the wilderness : Nicholson in Ireland in 1844 -- "A city on a hill," 1845 -- "If this cup may not pass away from me" : Nicholson begins her famine mission -- "Misery without mask" : Mayo in the winter of 1847-48 -- Back to Cork : "Ireland, I love thee still," 1848 -- Peace and progress, 1848-52 : Nicholson in the UK and on the Continent -- Peace and progress, 1850-51 : lights and shades of Ireland -- Last years -- Afterword.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 325-344) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2014953939
ISBN9780815610441 (cloth)
ISBN0815610440 (cloth)

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