The Great Irish Famine

Póirtéir, Cathal (editor)
Publication Date 1995
ISBN 1856351114
Publisher Mercier Press,
Binding Paperback
Condition Good+, sound copy
SKU 12545
Notes Rubbed to edges. Light creasing to front.


Paperback. 283pp. 16 essays on Ireland’s great famine. Essays inlcude Pre and post-famine landscape change by Kevin Whelan; Great famine and Irish politics by S. J. Connolly; Other great Irish famine by David Dickson; Food and famine by E. Margaret Crawford; Famine, fever and the bloody flux by Laurence M. Geary; Ideology and the famine by Peter Gray ; Role of the poor law during the famine by Christine Kinealy; Operations of famine relief, 1845-57 by Mary E. Daly; Stigma of Souperism by Irene Whelan; Mass eviction and the great famine by James S. Donnelly, Jr.; Flight from famine by David Fitzpatrick; Famine in the Skibbereen union (1845-51) by Patrick Hickey; Persistence of famine in Ireland by Tim P. O'Neill; Folk memory and the famine by Cathal Póirtéir; Irish famine in literature by Margaret Kelleher; Great famine and today's famines by Cormac Ó Gráda.
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