Something to Write Home About (Non)

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The British government, led by Sir Charles Trevelyan, assistant secretary to the Treasury (dubbed the “Victorian Cromwell”), appeared far more concerned with modernising Ireland’s economy and reforming its people’s “aboriginal” nature than with saving lives. In the introduction to his polemical history of the disaster, he labels the famine genocide and criticises other Irish historians as revisionists who are sanitising the famine’s story. Between 1820 and 1920, 4,400,000 people left Ireland.

Pages: 304

Publisher: Harvard Common Press; First Edition edition (June 15, 1988)

ISBN: 0916782980

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