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Discoveries: Irish Famine (Discoveries)

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In 1845, when the potato crop failed in Ireland, the resulting famine caused the deaths of one in eight Irish. This compelling book takes readers through this devastating period, explaining, from all sides, the causes of the famine, the often misguided plans for relief, its effect on modern Ireland, and the cultural makeup of the U.S. and Canada. 150 illustrations, 100 in color. A.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 185) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810928954
Author:
Gray, Peter
Publisher:
Harry N. Abrams
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Europe - Ireland
Subject:
Famines
Subject:
Famines -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Harry Abrams
Series:
Discoveries Harry Abrams
Series Volume:
85
Publication Date:
19951015
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
191
Dimensions:
7 x 5 x 0.5 in 0.67 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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