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A Short History of Ireland's Famine

Short Histories

by Ruán O'Donnell

eBook

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This condensed history examines why the Great Famine was so catastrophic, and explores its effect on Irish society and culture. It explains the circumstances surrounding the period and addresses issues and characteristics of the time.

Aspects covered include the spread of disease, the experiences of those on public works projects and the disagreements between political leaders regarding the distribution of what little food was available.

Featuring new material on the Irish Famine which has never been published before, this is an accessible and comprehensive history of the period surrounding the famine, as well as the horrors endured by the people of Ireland.


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Publisher: The O'Brien Press

Kindle Book

  • Release date: September 8, 2015

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781847178299
  • File size: 2480 KB
  • Release date: September 8, 2015

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781847178299
  • File size: 2481 KB
  • Release date: September 8, 2015

1 of 1 copy available

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

subjects

History Nonfiction

Languages

English

This condensed history examines why the Great Famine was so catastrophic, and explores its effect on Irish society and culture. It explains the circumstances surrounding the period and addresses issues and characteristics of the time.

Aspects covered include the spread of disease, the experiences of those on public works projects and the disagreements between political leaders regarding the distribution of what little food was available.

Featuring new material on the Irish Famine which has never been published before, this is an accessible and comprehensive history of the period surrounding the famine, as well as the horrors endured by the people of Ireland.


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