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The Flight of the Wretched: A Journey to the New World

By Michael E. McCarthy - Published 2011

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Ireland in the 1830s is under unthinkable stress. Already divided into hostile groups – upper and lower class, Protestant and Catholic – thousands of Irish ...Read Review

Jeremiah’s Hunger

By Elizabeth Osta - Published 2011

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In the 1840s, the potato famine ravaged Ireland. Crop failures, starvation, and emigration to America reduced the population of the country up to 25%, ...Read Review