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Published: 01 September 2015

344 Pages | 45 color and 15 b/w illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9781781381694

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Commemorating the Irish Famine

Memory and the Monument

Emily Mark-FitzGerald

Liverpool University Press

Reappraisals in Irish History LUP

  • 'Timely and engaging' - Irish Times
  • 'Superb ... a landmark study' - Irish Arts Review
  • Fills a real gap in scholarship in examining the Famine's place in contemporary culture, and its visual and material history
  • Includes examples of Famine monuments erected in Ireland, N. Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, the US, Canada, and Australia
  • Accompanied by an extensive online database of worldwide Famine monuments, with hundreds of photographs, inscriptions and historical details: