FAMINE AND LAND IN IRELAND AND INDIA, 1845–1880: JAMES CAIRD AND THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF HUNGER

@article{Gray2006FAMINEAL,
  title={FAMINE AND LAND IN IRELAND AND INDIA, 1845–1880: JAMES CAIRD AND THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF HUNGER},
  author={Peter Gray},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={49},
  pages={193 - 215}
}
  • P. Gray
  • Published 2006
  • Political Science
  • The Historical Journal
The perception of Ireland and India as ‘zones of famine’ led many nineteenth-century observers to draw analogies between these two troublesome parts of the British empire. This article investigates this parallel through the career of James Caird (1816–92), and specifically his interventions in the latter stages of both the Great Irish Famine of 1845–50, and the Indian famines of 1876–9. Caird is best remembered as the joint author of the controversial dissenting minute in the Indian famine… Expand
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