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    DescriptionThe definitive book on the Great Famine from Ireland's greatest historian, combining the latest research and fresh insights. The Great Famine was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration in Ireland. Between 1845 and 1852 the island's population dropped by 2.5 million-a full quarter of its citizens - and its legacy continues to be felt. For both the native Irish and those in the resulting diaspora, the famine entered folk memory and became a rallying point for nationalist movements for decades. This is a fascinating and sobering look at a dark period of global history, as well as the ramifications of the 'famine mentality' that continues to haunt Ireland to this day.


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    Title
    The Famine Plot
    Subtitle
    England's Role in Ireland's Greatest Tragedy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tim Pat Coogan
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780230109520
    ISBN 10: 0230109527
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    LC classification: DA950.7 .C67 2012
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    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    27 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Author Information
    TIM PAT COOGAN is Ireland's best known historian and the author of numerous seminal works, including Michael Collins and The IRA, published to wide acclaim. The former editor of The Irish Press, he lives in Dublin, Ireland.
    Review quote
    'Tim Pat Coogan...has done extensive research and produced a book which is informative, educational and interesting. The Famine Plot is well worth reading and studying as the descendants of the main actors are still in power today.' - Marxist Review
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