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The Graves Are Walking

The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People
Kelly, John (Book - 2012 )
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This compelling new look at one of the worst disasters to strike humankind--the Great Irish Potato Famine--provides fresh material and analysis on the role that nineteenth-century evangelical Protestantism played in shaping British policies and on Britain's attempt to use the famine to reshape Irish society and character.
Authors: Kelly, John, 1945-
Title: The graves are walking
the great famine and the saga of the Irish people
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xii, 397 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm
Contents: The savage shore : three Englishmen in Ireland
The news from Ireland
"The Irish can live on anything"
Want
The hanging of Bryan Serry
The lord of providence
The great and glorious cause of Ireland
The mandate of heaven
A sermon for Ireland
Snow
The queen's speech
Pestilence
Atonement
"I shall arise and go now"
Yankee doodle dandy
Catastrophe and its consolations
Summary: This compelling new look at one of the worst disasters to strike humankind--the Great Irish Potato Famine--provides fresh material and analysis on the role that nineteenth-century evangelical Protestantism played in shaping British policies and on Britain's attempt to use the famine to reshape Irish society and character.
ISBN: 080509184X
9780805091847
Statement of Responsibility: John Kelly
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Ireland Emigration and immigration History 19th century Ireland History Famine, 1845-1852 Famines Ireland History 19th century Irish Migrations History 19th century
Topical Term: Famines
Irish
LCCN: 2012011493
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