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Great Irish Potato Famine

ISBN-10: 0750929286

ISBN-13: 9780750929288

Edition: 2002

Authors: James S. Donnelly

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This is an account of the great Irish potato famine of the late 1840s and early 1850s which resulted in the death of around one million people and lead to a mass exodus of some two million Irish citizens, mostly to North America.
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: History Press Limited, The
Publication date: 9/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Famine and Government Response, 1845-6
Production, Prices, and Exports, 1846-51
The Administration of 'Relief', 1846-7
Soup Kitchens and Amending the Poor Law
The Amended Poor Law and Mass Death, 1847-51
Landlords and Tenants
Excess Mortality and Emigration
A Famine in Irish Politics
Constructing the Memory of the Famine, 1850-1900
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index