Ireland 1846-1847 : Prelude to HatredBook - 1987
Ireland in the mid-1800s was primarily a population of peasants, forced to live on a single, moderately nutritious crop: potatoes. Suddenly, in 1846, an unknown and uncontrollable disease turned the potato crop to inedible slime, and all Ireland was threatened. Index.
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987, c1982
Edition: 1st HarvestHBJ ed
Characteristics: xvii, 345 p. ; 21 cm