Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850

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Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850
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Written by Susan Campbell Bartoletti. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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Using first-hand accounts, illustrations and documents from archival sources, Bartoletti recreates the milieu of a century and a half ago, and links the lives or ordinary people to larger social, cultural and political issues. A model of engaging scholarship and accessible social history, Bartoletti's beautifully designed book makes clear the long-lasting impact of this event and the economic and political issues that lead to famine today. The 2002 Robert F. Sibert Award Winner.

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Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850
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0618002715
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Book
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Monday, November 16, 2009 - 04:59
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Monday, November 16, 2009 - 04:59
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218
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