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This Great Calamity: The Irish Famine, 1845-52

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The Irish famine of 1845-52 was the most decisive event in the history of modern Ireland and the last great sustenance crises in European history. In a country of eight million people, it caused the deaths of one million and the forced emigration of another million.
Paperback, 450 pages
Published January 1st 1994 by Gill & Company
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Edward Lengel
Feb 22, 2009 rated it it was ok
Shelves: history
Mind-numbingly dull, a recycled dissertation.
Maureen Flatley
Oct 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
A definitive history of the Irish holocaust.
Heather G
Mar 25, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Boring

I love history and can even overlook dry parts but this books was just dry with a few almost interesting parts.
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