Children and the great hunger in Ireland /
edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King, Gerard Moran.
|Summary:||In any sustained period of food shortages, hunger and famine, children are one of the most vulnerable groups in terms of disease and mortality. The Great Hunger that occurred in Ireland between 1845 and 1852 is no exception. This book explores the impact of the Famine on children and young adults through a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including literature, history, visual representations, folklore, and folk-memory. -- Publisher description. |
|Published / Created:||
Hamden, CT :
Quinnipiac University Press,
|Notes:||Includes bibliographical references and index. |
Physical description: xxxiii, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm