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Victims of Ireland's great famine : the bioarchaeology of mass burials at Kilkenny Union Workhouse

Author: Jonny Geber; Clark Spencer Larsen
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]
Series: Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Geber uses the analysis of the remains from the mass burial ground within the former union workhouse in Kilkenny found in 2005 to address central questions regarding health conditions at the workhouse and to shed new light on the famine.
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Geber, Jonny.
Victims of Ireland's great famine
(DLC) 2015019365
(OCoLC)904861699
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonny Geber; Clark Spencer Larsen
ISBN: 9780813055633 0813055636 9780813051475 0813051479
OCLC Number: 921889193
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Setting the stage for a bioarchaeology of the great Irish famine --
"An entire nation of paupers": contextualizing poverty and famine in mid-nineteenth-century Ireland and Kilkenny --
A life endured in poverty: a social bioarchaeology of the "deserving poor" --
Institutionalization as the last resort: famine diseases, mortality, and medical interventions --
The bioarchaeology of the human experience of famine and disaster: shedding new light on the --
Realities of the great Irish famine.
Series Title: Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past.
Responsibility: Jonny Geber ; Foreword by Clark Spencer Larsen.

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With one million dead, and just as many forced to emigrate, the Irish Famine (1845-52) is among the worst health calamities in history. In the first bioarchaeological study of Great Famine victims,  Read more...

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