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The Great Famine and Beyond

Irish Migrants in Britain in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

by Donald M. MacRaild

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Published by Irish Academic Press in Dublin, Ireland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • Famines,
  • History - General History,
  • Irish,
  • Ireland,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • British Isles,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • General,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7834257M
    ISBN 100716527200
    ISBN 109780716527206

    Folklore can tell us much about the Famine, according to Cathal Póirtéir, such as casting light on “small human details that might otherwise escape our attention”. Sat, , Cormac Ó Gráda, Ireland's most distinguished, prolific and wide-ranging economic historian, offers us a choice selection of six chapters The great value of the book lies in pushing the boundary of Irish famine studies beyond their accustomed limits and by including suggestive comparative references to famines in other times and places/5(3).

      In , the Irish community in New York City had demonstrated that it was in America to stay. Led by a politically powerful immigrant, Archbishop John Hughes, the Irish began building the largest church in New York called it St. Patrick's Cathedral, and it would replace a modest cathedral, also named for Ireland's patron saint, in lower Manhattan.   Cold is the Dawn: A Novel of Irish Exile and the Great Irish Famine (The Irish Famine Series Book 3 of 3) by Charles Egan The Great Famine and Beyond: Irish Migrants in Britain in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. by Donald M. MacRaild | 1 Feb out of 5 stars 1.

      The report, dated Feb. 9 of that year, is one of more than astonishing documents collected by the historian Zhou Xun in a new book about Mao Zedong’s Great Leap Forward, published by . Author's response to the book review by Paul O'Leary of 'The Great Famine and Beyond: Irish Migrants in Britain in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries' edited by Donald M. MacRaild, from History in Focus, the guide to historical resources from the Institute .


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Black '47 and beyond: the great Irish famine in history, economy, and memory User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict O Grada (Ireland: A New Economic History, Clarendon, ), a professor of economics at University College, Dublin, examines the Irish potato famine through a different s: 1.

Cormac Ó Gráda, Black '47 and Beyond: The Great Irish Famine in History, Economy, and Memory. First paperback printing,Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

The Great Famine and Beyond book Winner of the James S. Donnelly Sr. Prize for Best Book on Irish History or Social Studies “It’s an Cited by: The Great Famine (Irish: an Gorta Mór [anˠ ˈɡɔɾˠt̪ˠə ˈmˠoːɾˠ]), or the Great Hunger, was a period of mass starvation and disease in Ireland from to With the most severely affected areas in the west and south of Ireland, where the Irish language was dominant, the period was contemporaneously known in Irish as An Drochshaol, loosely translated as the "hard times" (or Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

The Irish famine peaked in Black ‘47, but it brought misery and increased mortality to Ireland for several years. Central to Irish and British history, European demography, the world history of famines, and the story of American immigration, the Great Irish Famine is. Introduction: The Great Famine and Beyond: Irish Migrants in Britain in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries / Donald M.

MacRaild ; 1. Historians and the Irish: Recent Writings on the Irish in Nineteenth-Century Britain / Roger Swift ; 2. A.D. During the fourth year of his rule, there was a great famine in Syria which Luke mentions in his book "The Acts of the Apostles.” A.D.

In this year, Claudius, ruler of the Romans, invaded Britain with an army, and took control of the island, and Roman rule was forced on all the Picts and the Welsh.

Black '47 and Beyond: the Great Irish Famine in History, Economy and Memory. By Cormac Ó Gráda. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, Pp. xii, $21 Author: David W.

Miller. The Great Famine and Beyond is an extremely valuable addition to the historiography of the Irish in Britain and will be warmly welcomed by students of Irish migration more generally.

It provides evidence of the continuing vitality of the field and addresses issues. Less narrative than other famine histories, it nevertheless is one of the most authoritative. Not recommended as the the first book to read about the famine (Christine Kinealy would probably be better), but a rock solid piece of scholarship and O Grada is probably the foremost economic historian of the Irish famine, and I believe the book is /5.

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The Great Famine and Beyond is an extremely valuable addition to the historiography of the Irish in Britain and will be warmly welcomed by students of Irish migration more generally.

It provides evidence of the continuing vitality of the field and addresses issues of concern to all historians of migration and ethnicity.

Over one million people died in the Great Famine, and more than one million more emigrated on the coffin ships to America and beyond. Drawing on contemporary eyewitness accounts and diaries, the book charts the arrival of the potato blight in and the total destruction of the harvests in which brought a sense of numbing shock to the s: 1.

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Macraild}, year={} }. Famine, Great Hunger or Genocide: which words best describes Black ‘47 and beyond. Some say the Irish famine was not a genocide but a natural disaster, other heavily criticize the Author: Ciaran Tierney. BEIJING. THIRTY-SIX million people in China, including my uncle, who raised me like a father, starved to death between andduring Author: Yang Jisheng.

Over one million people died in the Great Famine, and more than one million more emigrated on the coffin ships to America and beyond. Drawing on contemporary eyewitness accounts and diaries, the book charts the arrival of the potato blight in and the total destruction of the harvests in which brought a sense of numbing shock to the populace.

Far from meeting the relief. The Irish famine peaked in Black '47, but it brought misery and increased mortality to Ireland for several years. Central to Irish and British history, European demography, the world history of famines, and the story of American immigration, the Great Irish Famine is.

Famine is the most comprehensive short treatment of the subject available."—William Chester Jordan, author of The Great Famine "This is an important book.

Cormac Ó Gráda lays out a history of famine around the world and uses this to extract common themes around the causes, morphology, and consequences of and reactions to famine. The Great Famine: Ireland's Agony - Ebook written by Ciarán Ó Murchadha.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Great Famine: Ireland's Agony Author: Ciarán Ó Murchadha. Over one million people died in the Great Famine, and more than one million more emigrated on the coffin ships to America and beyond.

Drawing on contemporary eyewitness accounts and diaries, the book charts the arrival of the potato blight in and the total destruction of the harvests in which brought a sense of numbing shock to the populace/5(5).

In some regions of Europe, the Great Famine of killed a tenth of the population, shattering social norms and local economies. Villages were abandoned, religious houses were dispersed, and Author: Amy Davidson Sorkin.The Great Irish Famine: A Crime of Free Market Economics By Newsinger, John Monthly Review, Vol.

47, No. 11, April Read preview Overview Fleeing the Famine: North America and Irish Refugees, By Margaret M. Mulrooney Praeger, These powerful words begin Sister Adalsinda’s book of warning The Great Famine Of lays the historical path proving beyond all doubt, to even the most hardened skeptic, that our World is entering into one of its most perilous times it has ever faced and that will find the vast majority of today’s Western Nations resembling those of.