The Great Irish Potato Famine
This book provides a moving insight into the misery of the famine and the nightmare of mass evictions that followed.
- Paperback | 320 pages
- 170 x 246 x 22mm | 799.99g
- 01 Sep 2008
- The History Press Ltd
- Stroud, United Kingdom
- 100 b&w illustrations, 23 colour illustrations
'This is unquestionably the most comprehensive single account of the Irish catastrophe...' Professor Peter Gray, Queen's University, Belfast ' ... many historians have written excellent books about the great Irish famine ... Donnelly's is the best and most comprehensive of them all.' Kerby Miller, Middlebush Professor of History, University of Missouri, Columbia 'James Donnelly's book is likely to become the classic account of the Great Famine, and the first port of call for both students and general readers.' Professor Peter Gray, Queen's University, Belfast
About James S. Donnelly
James S. Donnelly, Jr, is a professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. One of the most prolific and wide-ranging historians of Ireland, he is the author of The Land and the People of Nineteenth-Century Cork, which was awarded the Herbert Baxter Adams Prize of the American Historical Association). He is a coeditor of the journal Eire-Ireland.