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

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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.

About the Author


Thomas Gallagher (1918-1992), whose father immigrated to the United States from Ireland via England, grew up in New York. He was the author of several other books of world history and topics of Irish interest.
 
Product Details
ISBN: 9780156707008
ISBN-10: 0156707004
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: May 13th, 1987
Pages: 368
Language: English