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text The graves are walking : the great famine and the saga of the Irish people

Summary
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.
Contents
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 se... Read more
Description
xii, 397 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Publisher
Henry Holt

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TADL-WOOD 941.5081 KEL in Adult Available

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