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The Great Hunger Ireland 1845 1849 by Cecil Woodham Smith

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Published by Harper & Row, Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Famine, 1845-1852,
  • Famines,
  • 19th century,
  • History,
  • Ireland

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9229989M
ISBN 100060147407
ISBN 109780060147402

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Cecil Woodham-Smith THE GREAT HUNGER: Ireland - Hardcover New York Harper & Row Very Good in a Fair price clipped dust jacket. Toning to pages. Toning and fading to front and rear Rating: % positive. Cecil Blanche Woodman-Smith was a British historian and author of popular history books on the Victorian era, including The Great Hunger, Queen Victoria, The Reason Why, and Thin Men of Hadda. She was appointed CBE in , and received honorary More . The Great Hunger informs readers about the famine that swept across Ireland during the mids. Potato blight left poor tenant farmers with nothing to feed their families, but they were still forced to work the land and export grain to their landlords in Britain. Over the course of sixteen grueling years, Ireland's population dropped from. the great hunger Download the great hunger or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the great hunger book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.