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Title John Mitchel, Ulster and the Great Irish Famine / edited by Patrick Fitzgerald and Anthony Russell.

Publication Info. Newbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland : Irish Academic Press, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The women of Belfast and the Great Famine / Christine Kinealy -- 2. The demography of the famine in Ulster: a few unanswered questions, a few new sources / Cormac O'Grada -- 3. The famine Irish migration to Canada in 1847-8: assisted emigration, colonisation and the unpublished famine diaries of Stephen de Vere / Jason King -- 4. John Mitchel's town, its hinterland and the great famine / Anthony Russell -- 5. John Mitchel: famine, slavery, and agrarian politics / James Quinn -- 6. What can folklore tell us about the great famine that other documents cannot? / Cathal Poirteir -- 7. Rememberances of love and duty: famine remittances to Ireland during the 1840s / Ciaran Reilly -- 8. Different writers, different perspectives / Patrick Fitzgerald -- From a personal journey to national commemoration / Michael Blanch -- Mitchel and slavery: a biblical perspective / Revd Nigel Agnew -- Newry workhouse / Huigh McShane -- The Irish National Famine Museum: Strokestown Park / John O'Driscoll -- An Australian famine family.
Summary "This collection of essays offers diverse perspectives on the impact of the Great Famine in Ireland, with particular focus on the experience in the province of Ulster ..."-- Back book cover.
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Subject Mitchel, John, 1815-1875.
Famine (Ireland : 1845-1852)
Famines -- Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) -- History.
Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852.
Chronological Term 1845-1852
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Fitzgerald, Patrick, 1964- editor.
Russell, Anthony G., editor.
Other Form: Print version: John Mitchel, Ulster and the Great Irish Famine. Newbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland : Irish Academic Press, 2017 9781911024668 (OCoLC)992745636
ISBN 9781911024699 (electronic bk.)
1911024698 (electronic bk.)