This Great Calamity
The Irish Famine, 1845-52Book - 1995
A comprehensive look at the Irish Famine of 1845-1852, and the relief effort that may have intensified its effectsA watershed event in the history of Ireland, the Irish Famine dramatically altered the economic and social fabric of the country -- by 1847 over 2 million Irish people had either died or emigrated.This comprehensive book examines the causes and consequences of the catastrophe, and focuses on how the relief efforts often prolonged the crisis.
Publisher: [Dublin] : Gill & Macmillan ; Boulder, Colo. : Roberts Rinehart : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Publishers Group West, c1995
Branch Call Number: 363.8/KIN