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Title:
Paddy's lament : Ireland 1846-1847 prelude to hatred
Author:
Gallagher, Thomas, 1918-1992
Publication Information:
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1982]

©1982
Physical Description:
xvii, 345 pages ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780151706181
Format :
Book

On Order

Summary

Summary

Ireland in the mid-1800s was primarily a population of peasants, forced to live on a single, moderately nutritious crop: potatoes. Suddenly, in 1846, an unknown and uncontrollable disease turned the potato crop to inedible slime, and all Ireland was threatened. Index.