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The Irish potato famine

Author: Carole S Gallagher
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2002.
Series: Great disasters, reforms and ramifications.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the causes and effects of the Irish Potato Famine, which began in 1845.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carole S Gallagher
ISBN: 0791057887 9780791057889
OCLC Number: 47013178
Description: 110 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Sounding the alarm --
History of warfare --
Irish question --
Peel's brimstone and public works --
Deepening disaster --
Soup kitchens and tumbled cabins --
Leaving Ireland --
Silence in the land --
After the great hunger.
Series Title: Great disasters, reforms and ramifications.
Responsibility: Carole Gallagher.

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-- Some of the modern world's most devastating disasters are profiled -- The reforms and improvements that grew out of these tragedies are explained and put in perspective -- Historically accurate,  Read more...

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