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The Graves Are Walking

Author : John Kelly  |  Pub Date : 2012-08-21  |  Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

ISBN 10 : 9780805095630
ISBN 13 : 0805095632

A magisterial account of one of the worst disasters to strike humankind--the Great Irish Potato Famine--conveyed as lyrical narrative history from the acclaimed author of The Great..



The Graves Are Walking

Author : John Kelly  |  Pub Date : 2012-11-29  |  Publisher : Faber & Faber

ISBN 10 : 9780571284436
ISBN 13 : 0571284434

The Irish famine that began in 1845 was one of the nineteenth century's greatest disasters. By its end, the island's population of eight million had shrunk by a third through starv..



Paddy S Lament Ireland 1846 1847

Author : Thomas Gallagher  |  Pub Date : 1987  |  Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 0156707004
ISBN 13 : 9780156707008

A shocking account of the great famine in Ireland, which sheds light on a bitter hatred for England that continues there today...



The Famine Plot

Author : Tim Pat Coogan  |  Pub Date : 2012-11-27  |  Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9781137045171
ISBN 13 : 1137045175

During a Biblical seven years in the middle of the nineteenth century, Ireland experienced the worst disaster a nation could suffer. Fully a quarter of its citizens either perished..



Black Potatoes

Author : Susan Campbell Bartoletti  |  Pub Date : 2014-07-29  |  Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547530857
ISBN 13 : 0547530854

In 1845, a disaster struck Ireland. Overnight, a mysterious blight attacked the potato crops, turning the potatoes black and destroying the only real food of nearly six million peo..



This Great Calamity

Author : Christine Kinealy  |  Pub Date : 1997-01-01  |  Publisher : Roberts Rinehart Pub

ISBN 10 : 157098140X
ISBN 13 : 9781570981401

The Irish famine of 1845-52 was the most decisive event in the history of Ireland. In a country of 8 million people, the Famine caused the death of approximately 1 million, forced ..



Emigrants And Exiles

Author : Kerby A. Miller  |  Pub Date : 1988  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 0195051874
ISBN 13 : 9780195051872

Explains the reasons for the large Irish emigration, and examines the problems they faced adjusting to new lives in the United States..