'An tOcras Mór' The Great Hunger.



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This book contains the most wide-ranging series of essays every published on the Great Irish Famine and will prove of lasting interest to the general reader. Leading historians, economists, geographers - from Ireland, Britain and the United States - have assembled the most up-to-date research from a wide spectrum of disciplines, including medicine, folklore and literature, to give the fullest account yet of the background and consequences of the Famine. Contributors include Dr. Kevin Whelan, Professor Mary Daly, Professor James Donnelly and Professor Cormac O Grada.




This petition seeks your support for a campaign to:

* Persuade relevant authors, editors and website content providers to stop using the word ‘Famine’ for what took place in Ireland between 1845 and 1850, and start using terms such as, "The Great Hunger" or 'An tOcras Mór

PETITION LINK- TO CHANGE THE WORD FAMINE http://www.petitions24.com/when_famine_became_genocide_ireland_1845_-_1850

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