The Great Highland Famine: Hunger, Emigration and the Scottish Highlands in the Nineteenth Century
"The Great Hunger", in 19th-century Ireland was one of the great human tragedies of modern times. Almost a million perished and a further two million emigrated in the wake of potato blight and economic collapse. At the same time, acute famine also gripped the Scottish Highlands and caused hardship and distress there.
|Author||Tom M. Devine|
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