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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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Relocated Memories: The Great Famine in Irish and Diaspora Fiction, 1846-1870

by: Marguérite Corporaal
The Great Famine radically transformed Ireland; nearly one million people of the rural countryside died, and the eviction of farmers led to massive emigration. The Famine encouraged anti-English, nationalist sentiments, and this trauma is seen as pivotal in the development of an Irish anticolonial consciousness and in the identity formation of transatlantic Irish communities. In Relocated Memories, Corporaal challenges the persistent assumption that the first decades after the Great Irish Famine were marked by a pervasive silence on the catastrophe.
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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 Irish Potato Famine: The History and Legacy of the Mass Starvation in Ireland During the 19th Century

by: Charles River Editors
*Includes pictures
*Includes accounts of the Famine written by survivors and newspapers
*Includes a bibliography for further reading

“I have called it an artificial famine: that is to say, it was a famine which desolated a rich and fertile island that produced every year abundance and superabundance to sustain all her people and many more. The English, indeed, call the famine a 'dispensation of Providence;' and ascribe it entirely to the blight on potatoes. But potatoes failed in like manner all over Europe; yet there was no famine save in Ireland.
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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, \