by James S. Donnelly, Jr For revisionist historians the publication in 1962 of The Great Hunger: Ireland 1845-1849  by Cecil Woodham-Smith was not an altogether welcome event. Perhaps they envied […]

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Punch and the Great Famiine by Peter Gray (Click on the title for a full pdf download off the article)

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The widespread use of Punch cartoons in books and teaching materials on nineteenth century history is hardly surprising: these often striking images are a convenient visual aid for understanding a […]

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Cormac Ó Gráda The Lumper Indicted Several recent contributions to pre-famine Irish economic history have drawn attention to the apparent contrast between the abject poverty of the Irish masses and […]

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