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Author McMahon, Cian T., author.

Title The coffin ship : life and death at sea during the Great Irish Famine / Cian T. McMahon.

Publication Info. New York : NYU Press, [2021]


Location Call No. Status
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  304.8094 MCMAHON    Check Shelf
Description 315 pages : illustrations (black & white) ; 24 cm.
Series The Glucksman Irish diaspora series
Glucksman Irish diaspora series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preparation -- Embarkation -- Life -- Death -- Arrival -- Conclusion.
Summary "This book uses the letters and diaries of the emigrants themselves to paint a vivid, new portrait of Ireland's Great Famine exodus"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852.
Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century.
Immigrants -- Correspondence.
Passenger ships -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Immigrants -- History -- 19th century.
Irish -- Foreign countries -- History -- 19th century.
Ocean travel -- History -- 19th century.
Seafaring life.
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain.
Emigration and immigration. (OCoLC)fst00908690
Immigrants. (OCoLC)fst00967712
Irish -- Foreign countries. (OCoLC)fst00978906
Ocean travel. (OCoLC)fst01043585
Passenger ships. (OCoLC)fst01054378
Seafaring life. (OCoLC)fst01110214
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Ireland. (OCoLC)fst01205427
Famine in Ireland (Ireland : 1845-1852) (OCoLC)fst01353092
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Personal correspondence. (OCoLC)fst01919948
Added Title Life and death at sea during the Great Irish Famine
Other Form: Online version: McMahon, Cian T., The coffin ship New York : NYU Press, 2021. 9781479808793 (DLC) 2020040680
ISBN 9781479808762 (hardback)
1479808768 (hardback)
9781479808793 (ebook)
9781479808809 (ebook)
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