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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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The Bad and Downright Ugly of the German-Russian Volga Colonies


by: D. Philipp Kaiser
Third book in my series on German-Russians of the Volga Colonies. The goal of this book is to identify the hardships that our German-Russian ancestors endured and overcame in the Volga Colonies. The First Chapter covers their emigration to the Volga Colonies. The Second Chapter covers the Shock and Disappointment, Death Rate, Wild Weather, Sickness, and Food Shortages that they endured. Chapter 3 is about Tsarina Catherine the Great and her “promises.” Chapter 4 covers the Robber Bands and Nomadic Tribes and their terrorizing of the colonies.
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The Great Famine: Ireland's Agony 1845-1852 by Ciarán Ó Murchadha


by: Ciarán Ó Murchadha

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The Great Famine - Part 1 of 2 (BBC 1995)


 

The Great Famine and the coffin ships


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

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


 

The Great Famine of Europe


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

Frank Dikotter - Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe


Frank Dikotter discusses his book, \