The great hunger: Ireland 1845-1849

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Harper & Row, 1962 - Business & Economics - 510 pages
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The story of the 19th century Irish potato famine including discussions on its cause and its political, social, and economic effects.

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An excellent case study in compassionate conservatism of how the English, unaffected by the potato famine upheld their purity in the belief about the free markets and watched from afar in horror how ... Read full review

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A devestating review of the details of the almost unimaginably horrible Irish famine of the late 1800's. Relentless and eye-opening. Jim Cramer mentioned it on "Mad Money" and I picked it up at the ... Read full review

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SIR CHARLES TREVELYAN
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FAMINE FUNERAL AT SKIBBEREEN
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