The Irish Famine : A Documentary
by Diarmaid Ferriter and Colm Toibin


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This unique volume, comprising Colm Toibin's acclaimed short text and a linked collection of key documents put together by one of Ireland's leading younger historians, offers a many-sided view of one's of history's most poignant and far-reaching catastrophes.
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Overview

This unique volume, comprising Colm Toibin's acclaimed short text and a linked collection of key documents put together by one of Ireland's leading younger historians, offers a many-sided view of one's of history's most poignant and far-reaching catastrophes. This book will allow the reader to understand the complex way in which the fragmentary past is both available to us ... and distant from us.' We get those insights from Toibin's short history and from a rich collection of documents -- government papers, recipes, journalism, letters, statistics, personal statements, all linked so the book can be read as a whole.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781861974600
  • ISBN-10: 1861974604
  • Publisher: Profile Books(GB)
  • Publish Date: March 2005
  • Page Count: 214
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


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