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The other famine

Gerard MacAtasney

The other famine

the 1822 crisis in County Leitrim

by Gerard MacAtasney

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Published by History Press Ireland in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Famines,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    In the summer of 1822 a bad potato crop and limited employment opportunities created famine conditions in the west and south-west of Ireland. "The Other Famime" examines these events, and specifically their implications for County Leitrim.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [260]-264).

    StatementGerard Mac Atasney
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA995.L43 .M34 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 p. :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24861590M
    ISBN 101845889878
    ISBN 109781845889876
    LC Control Number2011379197

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