Life on a Famine Ship: A Journal of the Irish Famine 1845-1850

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Here, in words and pictures--including imaginative pop-up illustrations--is the story of the Irish potato famine of the 1840s, and the resulting hardship that caused widespread death and eventual emigration of thousands of Irish from their homeland. Seeking a better life, those who could make the journey fled to America, Canada, England, Australia, and New Zealand. This book's imaginative use of paper engineering shows household interiors in an Irish country village, a typical sailing ship that carried Irish from their ...

Life on a Famine Ship: A Journal of the Irish Famine 1845-1850 2006, Barron's Educational Series

ISBN-13: 9780764160042

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