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Mapping the Great Irish Famine

A Survey of the Famine Decades
  • 220 Pages
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Four Courts Pr Ltd
Maps, charts & atlases, Social issues, Maps, Historical Atlases, Ireland - History, History, History: World, Ireland, Famines, Economic conditions, Europe - Ir
ContributionsLiam Kennedy (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8972397M
ISBN 101851823530
ISBN 139781851823536

Mapping the Great Irish Famine book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Through the medium of commentary and b&w maps and diagrams, /5.

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Mapping the Great Irish Famine, produced by a team from Queen’s University Belfast, appeared inand a comparison between the two books is instructive. Mapping the Great Irish Famineis entirely in monochrome, as compared to the spectrum of colour in the new Atlas.

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Mapping the Great Irish Famine: An Atlas of the Famine Years5/5(1). Get this from a library. Mapping the great Irish famine: a survey of the famine decades. [Liam Kennedy;] -- "The story of the great Irish Famine of the s, including the suffering and cruelty to which it gave rise, can be told in many different ways.

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Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Buy - The Killing Snows, The Exile Breed and Cold is the Dawn. The defining novels of the Great Irish Famine. Mapping the Great Famine By Serhii Plokhii. One of the most insightful and moving eyewitness accounts of the Holodomor, or the Great Ukrainian Famine of –33, was written by Oleksandra Radchenko, a teacher in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine.

In her diary, which was confiscated by Stalin’s secret police and landed the author in the Gulag. There are two options: mapping and data relating to together with a timeline chart for population changes across the decades, and the other relating specifically to the impact of the Famine comparing census data from to Both are.

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T1 - Mapping the Great Irish Famine: A survey of the famine decades. AU - Ell, Paul. N1 - ISBN: 1 0. PY - Y1 - M3 - Book. The Irish Famine is a book written by Diarmaid Ferriter and Colm book is in two volumes, the first of which was written and originally published by Tóibín in The second volume, written by Ferriter, is entitled The Capricious Growth of a Author: Colm Tóibín and Diarmaid Ferriter.

Winner of the Best Irish Published Book of the year for This atlas comprising over fifty individual chapters and case studies will provide readers with a broad range of perspectives and.

This is an account of the Great Irish Potato Famine of the late s, a famine which resulted in the death of about one million people and was also largely responsible, in conjunction with British government policies, for one of the great international human migrations of British historythe mass exodus of some two million people from Ireland, mostly to North /5.

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Crawford, Liam Kennedy, Paul S. Ell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Great Famine (Irish: an Gorta Mór [anˠ ˈɡɔɾˠt̪ˠə ˈmˠoːɾˠ]), or the Great Hunger, was a period of mass starvation and disease in Ireland from to With the most severely affected areas in the west and south of Ireland, where the Irish language was dominant, the period was contemporaneously known in Irish as An Drochshaol, loosely translated as the "hard times" (or Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

The Irish Famine of was one of the great disasters of the nineteenth century, whose notoriety spreads as far as the mass emigration which followed it.

Cormac O'Gráda's concise survey suggests that a proper understanding of the disaster requires an analysis of the Irish economy before the invasion of the potato-killing fungus, Phytophthora infestans, highlighting 5/5(2). Great Famine, also called Irish Potato Famine, Great Irish Famine, or Famine of –49, famine that occurred in Ireland in –49 when the potato crop failed in successive years.

The crop failures were caused by late blight, a disease that destroys both the leaves and the edible roots, or tubers, of the potato plant. I’d say the best general history of the Famine period is James S. Donnelly’s The Great Irish Potato Famine (). Although a scholarly work, it is very readable.

As for Famine fiction, Eugene McCabe’s Tales from the Poorhouse () should not be missed by anyone with an interest in the subject — literary fiction, highly recommended.

O riginally published inthe book “Desperate Haven” is the definitive study to date of the Great Famine and its effects on the towns and villages of West Waterford.

This long out-of-print and much sought-after volume was the product of more than five years of research by Dungarvan Museum Society (now Waterford County Museum).

These publications signify major strides in mapping out the hitherto overlooked role of Famine memory in key works of Irish fiction. The methodologies of earlyst-century scholars studying Famine literary writings have been greatly influenced by the more recent trends in the humanities concerning diaspora and ethnic identity formation, trauma.

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Irish Famine Eviction Project. 1, likes 15 talking about this. Project's aim is to research, locate and plot eviction sites and to tell the stories of those affected. This is a first of its kind 5/5(1). The Great Famine is possibly the most pivotal event/experience in modern Irish history.

Its global reach and implications cannot be underestimated. In terms of mortality, it is now widely accepted that over a million people perished between the years Winner of the Best Irish Published Book of the year.

The Great Famine is possibly the most pivotal event/experience in modern Irish history. Its global reach and implications cannot be overestimated.

In terms of mortality, it is now widely accepted that over a million people perished between the years and at least one million and a 5/5(3). Review by John Bruton. Atlas of the Great Irish Famine Edited by John Crowley, William J Smyth and Mike Murphy Published by Cork University Press.

T his magnificent book was given to me as a Christmas gift by my wife, Finola, and daughter, Mary Elizabeth. I only managed to find the time to read it a year later, over the Christmas holiday of   Image ID: Tom Deignan, writer of the weekly Sidewalks column in the Irish Voice and author of Irish Americans, spoke at the Mid-Manhattan, West New Brighton, and Riverdale libraries last month.

The occasion was Immigrant Heritage Week — celebrated yearly in New York City — a great time to remember and honor our immigrant : Brigid Cahalan.Introduction. This chapter shows how the Great Famine of to was the single most important event in Ireland in the modern period.

In European terms, famine had become an increasingly remote event, and that Ireland should suffer a devastating episode was made all the more unusual in that it then formed part of the richest, most powerful and centralised state in Cited by: