The Irish Famine

The Irish Famine

The Birth of Irish America

Book - 2006
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Discover what caused the worst famine in 19th-century Europe. This book focuses on the Irish Famine, analyzing how it came about, describing it, and discussing its consequences on history. Investigate the timeline to understand crucial dates surrounding this famine. Read the debate section so you can consider the arguments and weigh the evidence about its role in history. Clear photographs, maps, contemporary views, a glossary, and tips for future research are included to help you to understand the importance of this turning point in history.
Publisher: Chicago : Heinemann Library, 2006.
Edition: New ed.
ISBN: 9781403491442
Branch Call Number: 941.5081 All 2006
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. (some col.), map..


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Feb 08, 2008

Excellent description of the causes and effects of the Irish Potato Famine on Ireland. Well illustrated. Suitable for children, but also informative for adults.

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