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The Graves Are Walking : The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People

Kelly, John, 1945- (Author).
The savage shore : three Englishmen in Ireland -- The news from Ireland -- "The Irish can live on anything" -- Want -- The hanging of Bryan Serry -- The lord of providence -- The great and glorious cause of Ireland -- The mandate of heaven -- A sermon for Ireland -- Snow -- The queen's speech -- Pestilence -- Atonement -- "I shall arise and go now" -- Yankee doodle dandy -- Catastrophe and its consolations.

Describes the Great Irish Potato Famine that began in 1845 and discusses how the combined forces of bacterial infection, political greed, and religious intolerance started a disaster that killed twice as many people as died during the American Civil War.

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  • ISBN: 9780805091847
  • ISBN: 080509184X : HRD
  • Physical Description: xii, 397 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2012.

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