Irish Hunger by Tom Hayden
Personal Reflections on the Legacy of the Famine

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Supplemented by a collection of firsthand accounts and press clippings, an anthology of essays by well-known actors, activists, poets, historians, and others explores the legacy of the Irish Potato Famine of the mid-nineteenth century. IP.

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Tom Hayden has been a leader of anti-war, civil rights, and environmental movements in America since the 1960s. A California State Senator for eighteen years, he was part of the US Commerce Department delegation to Northern Ireland in 1995, and has authored legislation to include the Famine in California’s school curriculum. He is the author and editor of many books including Reunion: A Memoir and Irish Hunger.
Published May 1, 1997 by Roberts Rinehart. 296 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Science & Math, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Commemorating the 150th anniversary of ""Black '47,"" the worst year of the Irish potato famine, California state senator Hayden here collects pieces by 29 Irish and Irish American writers about the disaster and what it means to the Irish today.

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