The Great Famine and the Irish Diaspora in America

The Great Famine and the Irish Diaspora in America

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Contributors from many disciplines deal with consequences of Ireland's Great Famine from a variety of viewpoints. Twelve papers, one of which came from an October 1993 symposium held in Los Angeles (the others were solicited for this volume), address subjects that include women and the Great Famine, the transfer of land and the emergence of the graziers, the Famine as a catalyst in Irish traditional music making, Irish emigration, American newspaper coverage, and the role of the Irish-American press in the early 20th century. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1999
ISBN: 9780585341767
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 268 pages)
Additional Contributors: Gribben, Arthur


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