Paddy's Lament, Ireland 1846-1847: Prelude to Hatred

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1987 - History - 345 pages
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Ireland in the mid-1800s was primarily a population of peasants, forced to live on a single, moderately nutritious crop: potatoes. Suddenly, in 1846, an unknown and uncontrollable disease turned the potato crop to inedible slime, and all Ireland was threatened. Index.
  

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This book was incredibly well-researched. I knew *maybe* more than most about the potato famine from my college classes, but I learned so much more from this book. I found myself getting angry with ... Read full review

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Contents

Escape
6
m
57
The Voyage
124
Through the Golden Door
239
Bibliography
313
Acknowledgments
335
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