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USED (VG) The Great Famine: Ireland's Potato Famine 1845-51 by John Percival


 

The Great Famine and the Irish Diaspora in America


 

Ireland's Great Famine and Popular Politics (Routledge Studies in Modern Europea


 

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Ashes of Fiery Weather


by: Kathleen Donohoe
A debut novel about the passionate loves and tragic losses of six generations of women in a family of firefighters, spanning from famine-era Ireland to Brooklyn a decade after 9/11

"There isn’t anything in the world that hurts like a burn.” No one knows the pain of a fire more than the women of the Keegan/O’Reilly clan. Kathleen Donohoe’s stunning debut novel brings to life seven unsentimental, wry, and evocative portraits of women from a family of firefighters.   When we meet Norah — the first member of her family to move from Ireland to New York — she is a mother of three, contemplating her husband’s casket as his men give him a full fireman’s funeral, and faced with a terrible choice.
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The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century


by: William Rosen
How a seven-year cycle of rain, cold, disease, and warfare created the worst famine in European history
 
In May 1315, it started to rain. It didn’t stop anywhere in north Europe until August. Next came the four coldest winters in a millennium. Two separate animal epidemics killed nearly 80 percent of northern Europe’s livestock. Wars between Scotland and England, France and Flanders, and two rival claimants to the Holy Roman Empire destroyed all remaining farmland. After seven years, the combination of lost harvests, warfare, and pestilence would claim six million lives—one eighth of Europe’s total population.
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Irish Philadelphia


by: Marita Krivda Poxon
Philadelphia has been a magnet for the Irish since the 17th century. The Irish distinguished themselves in the Revolutionary War with dozens of heroes, such as Wexford-born sailor Commodore John Barry. When refugees from Ireland’s Great Famine poured into Philadelphia after 1845, the city changed forever. The famine generation of Irish immigrants used their religious and cultural traditions to promote their own advancement by constructing a network of schools, Catholic churches, fraternal clubs, and cultural organizations.
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The Great Famine - Part 1 of 2 (BBC 1995)


 

The Great Famine - Part 2 of 2 (BBC 1995)


 

The Great Famine and the coffin ships


5th/6th class - history - the famine eras of change.
 

The Great Famine of Europe


FSU's Food and Society's Project on World Hunger.
 

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This video discusses the oppression of Irish peasants in the centuries before the Great Famine; the Irish reaction to the Act of Union (1801), the Penal Laws, and ...
 

 

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