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

by Thomas Gallagher

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780156707008
  • ISBN-10: 0156707004
  • Pages: 368
  • Publication Date: 05/13/1987
  • Carton Quantity: 48
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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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