Table of contents for The great famine : Ireland's agony 1845-1852 / Ciaran O Murchadha.


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Prologue / 1. An Emerging People - The Pre-Famine Irish / 2. A Long Farewell to the White Potatoes - The Coming of the Blight / 3. One Wide Waste of Putrefying Vegetation - The Second Failure of the Potato / 4. The Blessed Effects of Political Economy - Public Works and Soup Kitchens / 5. Emaciated Frames and Livid Countenances - From Fever Pandemic to Amended Poor Law / 6. Asylum by the Neighbouring Ditches - The Famine Clearances / 7. Leaving this Land of Plagues - The Famine Emigrations / 8. Exiled from Humanity - The Last Years of the Famine / 9. The Murdered Sleeping Silently - Aftermath and Explanations / Index
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Famines -- History.
Potatoes -- History.
Ireland.
Starvation -- history.
Emigration and Immigration -- history.