SMC444H1: The Great Irish Famine in an International Context


An examination of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1851, in its economic, political, social, demographic and religious dimensions and issues of collective and created memory.  By use of manuscript and routinely generated records students will explore mass migration from Ireland to Britain, the Americas, and the Antipodes.

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Society and its Institutions (3)