5 edition of great Irish famine found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 256-259) and index.
|Series||British history in perspective, British history in perspective (Palgrave (Firm))|
|LC Classifications||DA950.7 .K57 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 268 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||268|
|LC Control Number||2001032748|
General Overviews. The overviews generally challenge the claim in Eagleton that there are hardly any literary texts that recall the Great Irish Famine. These critical studies unearth often forgotten literary texts; address the role of generic conventions in representing the Famine; and interpret literary reconfigurations of the Famine in connection to nonliterary writings, such as sermons. The Great Irish Famine of was both one of the most lethal famines in modern history and a watershed in the development of modern Ireland. This book - based on a wide range of little-used sources - demonstrates how the Famine profoundly affected many aspects of Irish life: the relationship between the churches; the nationalist movement Brand: Macmillan Education UK.
In Ireland, the Great Famine was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration between and  It is sometimes referred to, mostly outside Ireland, as the Irish Potato Famine because one-third of the population was then solely reliant on this cheap crop for a number of historical reasons.    In the Irish language it is called an Gorta Mór (IPA: [ənˠ ˈɡɔɾˠtˠə. The Great Irish Famine is the most pivotal event in modern Irish history, with implications that cannot be underestimated. Over a million people perished between , and well over a million others fled to other locales within Europe and America.
Great Irish Famine Feed the School Children – Paul Strzelecki: A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine Review of an Exhibition at the Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin. The History of the Great Irish Famine of is a popular book by John O'Rourke. Read The History of the Great Irish Famine of , free online version of the book by John O'Rourke, on John O'Rourke's The History of the Great Irish Famine of consists of 15 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of The History of the Great Irish Famine of which you want to read.
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This book is fiction. The story that inspired it was not. Ina box of very old documents was found on a small farm in the west of Ireland.
They had been stored for well over a hundred years and told an incredible story of suffering, of love and of courage. Ina young couple met during the worst days of the Great Irish Famine/5().
Set in Ireland during the Great Famine in the 's, it is a family saga featuring the Kilmartins. The writing style is very different from most books I read, perhaps 4/5.
Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, Cold is the Dawn: A Novel of Irish Exile and the Great Irish Famine (The Irish Famine Series Book 3 of 3) The Great Irish Famine: A History in Documents: (From the Broadview Sources Series) Usually ships within 1 to 4 weeks.
The Great Irish Famine. Cormac ó'Gráda, Economic History Society. Cambridge University Press, - Business & Economics - great Irish famine book pages. 2 Reviews. The Irish Famine of was one of the 5/5(2).
‘Skibbereen: The Famine Story’ book traces the tragic events of the crisis as it unfolded in the Skibbereen Poor Law Union. Covering relief measures, the role of the media and the bravery of local individuals, it shows how local and international efforts to relieve the suffering of the people impacted Skibbereen during the Great Hunger.
Ireland has experienced several famines, one particularly harsh famine was in the ’s. Read about it in the historical novel Beyond the Cliffs of Kerry on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. I’d say the best general history of the Famine period is James S.
Donnelly’s The Great Irish Potato Famine (). Winner of the Best Irish Published Book of the year The Great Famine is possibly the most pivotal event/experience in modern Irish history. Its global reach and implications cannot be overestimated.5/5(3).
The Irish Potato Famine, also known as the Great Hunger, began in when a fungus-like organism called Phytophthora infestans (or P. infestans) spread rapidly throughout Ireland.
Irish Famine: Selected full-text books and articles The Great Famine: Studies in Irish History, By R. Dudley Edwards; T. Desmond Williams New York University Press, Read preview Overview. In her biography Robin Haines (Charles Trevelyan and the great Irish Famine) defends Trevelyan’s performance in a (somewhat, at times) convincing manner.
It is definitely wort reading. A very interesting statistic regarding the impact of the Famine on deaths and Irish Population growth is that on the eve of the Famine ( census) Ireland constituted nearly one third of the UK population.
The Great Irish Famine is the greatest tragedy in Irish history. Over one million people died and nearly two million emigrated as a result. Famine Echoes gives a voice to its victims, offering a unique perspective on the Great Hunger, the defining event of modern Irish history.
The depiction of historical humanitarian disasters in art exhibitions, news reports, monuments and heritage landscapes has framed the harrowing images we currently associate with dispossession. People across the world are driven out of their homes and countries on a wave of conflict, poverty and famine, and our main sites for engaging with their loss are visual news and social media.
Great Famine, also called Irish Potato Famine, Great Irish Famine, or Famine of –49, famine that occurred in Ireland in –49 when the potato crop failed in successive years.
The crop failures were caused by late blight, a disease that destroys both the leaves. Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, () by Susan Campbell Bartoletti was the winner of the Sibert Medal as, according the ALA, "the most distinguished informational book published in English during the preceding year" (think Newbery awards but only open to non-fiction books)/5(37).
The Irish famine peaked in Black ‘47, but it brought misery and increased mortality to Ireland for several years. Central to Irish and British history, European demography, the world history of famines, and the story of American immigration, the Great Irish Famine is.
It is not a novel or story in any way. It is a leaarning experience. It has great detail about the famine as seen from the eyes of the all Irish sects, the English and even America and how it affected more of the world than just Ireland.
It is enlightening intellectually.4/4(3). Mapping the Great Irish Famine: An Atlas of the Famine Years and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Books.
Atlas of The Great Irish Famine. The Great Famine is possibly the most pivotal event/experience in modern Irish history. Its global reach and implications cannot be underestimated. In terms of mortality, it is now widely accepted that over a million people perished between the years and at least one million and a quarter fled.
In Children and the Great Hunger, edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King and Gerard Moran, 12 scholars and two novelists explore this issue in connection to the Great Irish Famine of As Author: Christopher Cusack.
Frank Delaney is the author of eight novels, as well as several non-fiction books (including James Joyce's Odyssey) and a number of screenplays. He has been a Author: Guardian Staff. The great Irish potato famine of the late s and early s was a massive social catastrophe which resulted in the death of about one million people - a scale of mortality which, taking into account the scale of Ireland's population inplaces this disaster among the worst in modern world history.
The famine was also largely responsible, in conjunction with British government politics. The Irish Potato Famine, which in Ireland became known as "The Great Hunger," was a turning point in Irish history. It changed Irish society forever. The long shadow of the Great Hunger Sat, Sep 1,KEVIN WHELAN reviews The Atlas of the Great Irish Famine Edited by John Crowley, William J Smyth and Mike Murphy Cork University Press.