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Irish History: The Famine -

Related category: History & Biography

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 3 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book A Short History of Ireland
    A Short History of Ireland's Famine - by Ruan O'Donnell

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847173713 | ISBN 10: 1847173713

    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 co ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Famine Plot: England
    The Famine Plot: England's Role in Ireland's Greatest Tragedy - by Tim Pat Coogan

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781137278838 | ISBN 10: 1137278838

    During a Biblical seven years in the middle of the nineteenth century, fully a quarter of Irelandís citizens either perished from starvation or emigrated in what came to be known as Gorta Můr, the Great Hunger. Waves of hungry peasants fled across th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Great Hunger; Ireland 1845-1849. by Cecil Woodham-smith
    The Great Hunger; Ireland 1845-1849. - by Cecil Woodham-smith

    £12.99   paperback   (1991) - ISBN 13: 9780140145151 | ISBN 10: 014014515x

    The Irish potato famine of the 1840s, perhaps the most appalling event of the Victorian era, killed over a million people and drove as many more to emigrate to America. It may not have been the result of deliberate government policy, yet British 'obt ... more

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