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The Great Hunger by Cecil Woodham-Smith
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Jul 30, 2009

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Read in September, 2009

Very interesting, diligently researched, and well written account of the Great Irish Famine. Many parallels can be drawn between this, arguably the first modern famine, and famines today, especially thorough political components.

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09/10/2009 page 295
55.87% "It might be wrong to enjoy this book as much as I am."

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