This is the most wide-ranging series of essays ever published on the Great Irish Famine and will prove of lasting interest to the general reader. Leading historians, economists, geographers - from Ireland, Britain and the United States - have assembled this up-to-date research form a wide spectrum of disciplines, including medicine, folklore and literature, to give the fullest account yet of the background and consequences of the famine. Contributors include Dr. Kevin Whelan, Professor Mary Daly, Professor James Donnelly and Professor Cormac O Grada.
The Great Irish Famine is the first major series of essays on the the Famine to be published in Ireland for almost fifty years.
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Date of Publication: 01/02/1995