3 edition of O"Brien pocket history of the Irish famine found in the catalog.
O"Brien pocket history of the Irish famine
Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-140).
|Other titles||Pocket history of the Irish famine, Irish famine|
|LC Classifications||DA950.7 .O35 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||140 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||140|
|LC Control Number||2008399686|
Get this from a library! O'Brien pocket history of Irish writers: from Swift to Heaney. [A Norman Jeffares] -- This book includes all the leading Irish writers and some of the lesser known: playwrights, novelists, short story writers, poets. It places them in context and provides a list of their works. The Great Famine (Irish: an Gorta Mór [anˠ ˈɡɔɾˠt̪ˠə ˈmˠoːɾˠ]), or the Great Hunger, was a period of mass starvation and disease in Ireland from to With the most severely affected areas in the west and south of Ireland, where the Irish language was dominant, the period was contemporaneously known in Irish as An Drochshaol, loosely translated as the "hard times" (or Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
The first half of the book does an excellent job of pulling together the impact of historical events upon the development of the music. The second half of the book focuses on the last fifty years or so. The author even explains the background of a few familiar tunes. There's a short but informative profile of Carolan. A very useful book/5. Previously published as: O'Brien pocket history of the Irish famine. Dublin: O'Brien Press, "First published in a smaller format as A pocket history of the Irish famine in by the O'Brien Press Ltd."--Title page verso. Description: pages: illustrations ; 20 cm: Contents: 1. Population The Coming of Blight Indian Corn.
Irish Land Question, name given in the 19th cent. to the problem of land ownership and agrarian distress in Ireland under British rule. The long-term result of conquest, confiscation, and colonization was the creation of a class of English and Scottish landlords and of an impoverished Irish peasantry with attenuated tenant rights. The history of Irish traditional music, song and dance from the mythological harp of the Dagda right up to Riverdance. Exploring an abundant spectrum of historical sources, music and folklore, this guide uncovers the contribution of the Normans to Irish dancing, the role of the music maker in Penal Ireland, as well as the popularity of dance tunes and set dancing from the end of the 18th s: 9.
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The stirring story of eighteen of Ireland's g /5. This condensed history examines why the Great Famine was so catastrophic, and explores its effect on Irish society and culture.
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The Irish Famine by Ruán O'Donnell is the latest in The O'Brien Press's compact and informative Pocket History series. The Irish Famine is a book written by Diarmaid Ferriter and Colm book is in two volumes, the first of which was written and originally published by Tóibín in The second volume, written by Ferriter, is entitled The Capricious Growth of a Single Root and was added in The books in this series explore the lore, legends, music, and politics of Ireland.
Their concise, pocket-sized format is well suited for aficionados as well as those who have a general interest in the topics.
The role of musicians in Irish society arid the significance of the songs and dances they produced are explored in this overview of the Irish musical tradition. The book point also that Irish were in Québec well before as freelancers "Wild Geese" in and rewarded with lands.
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The story of The Great Hunger told as a graphic novel from the perspectives of Irish men, women and children from June onward. This graphic novel brings the suffering and immediacy of the Irish Famine to life through the combination of word and illustration.
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This book traces its history and development from the hypnotic harp music of Early Ireland to the Lord of the Dance and Riverdance phenomena of the s.
It explores the contribution of the Normans to Irish dancing, the role of the music maker in Penal Ireland, as well as the great famine diaspora of the 19th century, which carried Irish music, song and dance to the four corners of the world.5/5(7).Murrough O’Brien who was King of Thomond gave up his Irish royalty to support the English King Henry VIII in This made him the last King of Thomond but he became the first Earl of Thomond the same year in return for his support.
The Irish Potato Famine, also known as the Great Hunger, began in when a fungus-like organism called Phytophthora infestans (or P. infestans) .