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Great Famine Ireland's Potato Famine 1845 51

Great Famine Ireland's Potato Famine 1845 51 characters º 7 Read & Download Ñ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ü John Percival review Great Famine Ireland's Potato Famine 1845 51 Rors of hunger disease and despairThe Great Famine tells the story of this huge tragedy from the social background to the famine in the impoverished Ireland of the day through its devastating course as people died in their starving thousands to its lasting legacy in fueling the Irish independence movement The auth. The subject matter wasn t always easy reading but the structure of the book made it very easy to navigate I read this some years ago but would still recommend it Lots of info and while I m not sure it s entirely without bias I have found this book to be particularly memorable due to the simplicity of its layout and the shocking events told Unforgivable conseuences of greed along with colonial and religious bigotry

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Great Famine Ireland's Potato Famine 1845 51 characters º 7 Read & Download Ñ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ü John Percival review Great Famine Ireland's Potato Famine 1845 51 The Irish famine of 1845 51 was the greatest tragedy of its day A million Irish men women and children died mostly from disease resulting from months of slow starvation Hundreds of thousands were evicted and left destitute One and a half million fled the country mainly to the United States taking with them the hor. The Great Famine of 1845 1851 resulted in the deaths of at least one million Irish Ireland was dependent on the potato as the primary staple The blight affected northern Europe as well but other areas weren t as dependent on the potato as their main source of nutrition The famine was greatly excerbated but the lack of assistance by Great Britain Britain provided assistance early in the famine but it was not sustained and never enough The author John Percival does a nice job discussing the various factors and outcomes from this period He did a wonderful job until his silly political simplication he shared at the end of the book

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Great Famine Ireland's Potato Famine 1845 51 characters º 7 Read & Download Ñ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ü John Percival review Great Famine Ireland's Potato Famine 1845 51 Or draws on the oral traditions which have passed stories of the famine down through generations in story and song as well as original letters and first hand accounts to try to separate myths from history Percival's book is essential to a deeper understanding of the Irish uestion and the roots of the Troubles toda. It s hard to rate a book as really liked when it s the story of such a terrible portion of history However it gave me a far clear understanding of the devastating potato famine including historic background and outcomes The descriptions were very vivid as were the illustrations not always agreeable to readChoosing not to see famine is no an acceptable option now than it was in the 1840 s

  • Hardcover
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  • Great Famine Ireland's Potato Famine 1845 51
  • John Percival
  • English
  • 21 January 2019
  • 9780788169625