The graves are walking : the great famine and the saga of the Irish people
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.
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.
|Location||Call Number||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|ISBN:||080509184X : HRD|
|Physical Description:||xii, 397 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.|
|Publisher:||Henry Holt, 2012.|
Irish > Migrations > History > 19th century.
Ireland > Emigration and immigration > History > 19th century.
Famines > Ireland > History > 19th century.