great hunger: Ireland 1845-1849.

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Harper & Row , New York
Famines -- Ireland., Ireland -- Emigration and immigra
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LC ClassificationsDA950.7 .W6 1962a
The Physical Object
Pagination510 p.
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Open LibraryOL17756014M

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A country of some eight-and-a-half-million people lost one million to hunger and disease and another million to emigration. Hunger: Ireland – (London:H. Hamilton, ) and Christine Kinealy, ThisGreat Calamity: The Irish Famine – (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, Author.

The continuing impact on Anglo-Irish relations was incalculable, the immediate human cost almost inconceivable.

In this vivid and disturbing book Cecil Woodham-Smith provides the definitive account.

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Within five years, one million people died of starvation; emigrants by the hundreds of thousands sailed for America and Canada.

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It combines great literary power with great learning. It explains much in modern Ireland and in modern America. Cecil Blanche Woodman-Smith was a British historian and author of popular history books on the Victorian era, including The Great Hunger, Queen Victoria, The Reason Why, and Thin Men of Hadda.

She was appointed CBE inand received honorary doctorates from the National University of Ireland and the University of St. Andrews. She died in Pages: Get this from a library. The great hunger: Ireland, [Cecil Woodham Smith] -- An account of one of the worst disasters of all time - the Irish potato famine of the ș, during which time more than a million people died.

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Within five years, one million people died of starvation. Emigrants by the hundreds of thousands sailed for America and Canada in small, ill-equipped, dangerously unsanitary ships/5(8).

The continuing impact on Anglo-Irish relations was incalculable, the immediate humna cost almost inconceivable.

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The first paragraph sets the tone: At the beginning ofthe state of Ireland was as it had been for nearly seven hundred years, a source of grave anxiety to England. This is by far the most complete and best written account of the Great Hunger in Ireland.

Woodham-Smith sets forth in heart-wrenching detail the causes, experiences and effects of the great potato blight in the mid s in Ireland/5(84).

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