☆ The Great Famine: Ireland's Agony 1845-1852 || ½ PDF Download by ☆ Ciarán Ó Murchadha


  • Title: The Great Famine: Ireland's Agony 1845-1852
  • Author: Ciarán Ó Murchadha
  • ISBN: 9781472507785
  • Page: 329
  • Format: Paperback

  • The Great Famine Ireland s Agony examines this enormous human calamity anew Beginning with the coming of the potato blight in 1845 and the resulting harvest failures that left the country s impoverished population numb with shock as well as foodless, it explores government relief measures that so often failed to meet the needs of the poor, leading in fact to many deThe Great Famine Ireland s Agony examines this enormous human calamity anew Beginning with the coming of the potato blight in 1845 and the resulting harvest failures that left the country s impoverished population numb with shock as well as foodless, it explores government relief measures that so often failed to meet the needs of the poor, leading in fact to many deaths.The book charts the horrific realities of Ireland s pauper crammed workhouses, the mass clearances of the later Famine period and the great waves of panic driven emigration that in a few short years combined to empty the country of its once teeming population.Drawing on eyewitness accounts, official reports, newspapers and private diaries, the focus of the book rests on the experiences of those who suffered and died during the Famine, and on those who suffered and survived.This is an important book for anyone who wants to understand Europe s greatest nineteenth century population disaster and its long term consequences.
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    Commentaires:

    Eric
    A really depressing book. But very well researched and presented. I learned a lot about a topic I've heard a lot about, but previously hadn't understood how bad it actually was.

    Frank O'Sullivan
    An emotional read. The author debates at the end if the British government behaviour during the famine can be described as genocide. Quote "If it [genocide] is defined as the deliberate, systematic use of an environmental catastrophe to destroy a people under the pretext of engineering social reform, then there is certainly a case to be answered." Don't remember that being thought in school. Records show between 1.1 to 1.5 million (some historians claim the figure is as high as 2) died in Irelan [...]

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