The great Irish famine

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Cambridge University Press,
Pub. Date:
1995.
Edition:
1st Cambridge University Press ed.
Language:
English
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The Irish Famine of 1846-50 was one of the great disasters of the nineteenth century. Cormac Ó Gráda's concise survey puts the Famine in the context of the Irish economy, assesses the Famine itself, and discusses its many consequences. Despite a devastating food shortage, the huge death toll of one million was hardly inevitable; a less doctrinaire attitude to famine relief could perhaps have saved many lives. This book provides an up-to-date introduction to an event of major importance in the history of nineteenth-century Ireland and Britain.
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9780521557870
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subject_facet Famines -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century, Ireland -- Economic conditions -- 19th century, Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852
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