A Death-dealing Famine

A Death-dealing Famine

The Great Hunger in Ireland

eBook - 1997
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Famine expert Christine Kinealy examines the influences that shaped the responses to the Famine of 1845-52. *BR**BR*The key factors she analyses include political ideologies; providentialist ideas that read the potato blight as a judgement from God; opportunistic interpretations; the role of civil servants, Irish landlords and merchants.
Examines the historiography of the Irish Famine and its relevance now, in the context of the longer-term relationship between England and Ireland.

Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Pluto Press, 1997
ISBN: 9781783711215
1783711213
9780585355757
0585355754
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 192 pages)
Alternative Title: Gorta mór

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