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Author Kelly, John, 1945-

Title The graves are walking : the great famine and the saga of the Irish people / John Kelly

Publ Info New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2012
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 Bryant Main Stacks  DA950.7 .K45 2012    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  DA950.7 .K45 2012    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DA950.7 .K45 2012    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  DA950.7 .K45 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 397 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Note 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
LC subject Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852
Irish -- Migrations -- History -- 19th century
Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century
Famines -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century
Alt Title Great famine and the saga of the Irish people
ISBN 9780805091847
080509184X