Atlas of the Great Irish Famine

Ed. by John Crowley and others. 2012. 704p. illus. NYU, $75 (9780814771488).


Sweeping in scope and painstaking in detail, this atlas offers multiple perspectives and insights by way of first-person oral and written accounts, poetry, art, photography, and scholarship. Scholarly in tone yet accessibly written, this resource is an example of how well done print reference can still be.




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