The Famine Plot Revisited: A Reassessment of the Great Irish Famine as Genocide

@article{Mcgowan2017TheFP,
  title={The Famine Plot Revisited: A Reassessment of the Great Irish Famine as Genocide},
  author={Mark G. Mcgowan},
  journal={Genocide Studies International},
  year={2017},
  volume={11},
  pages={104 - 87}
}
Abstract:There has been considerable debate among historians and public commentators about whether or not the Great Irish Famine (1845–1851) could be considered as genocide. Recently, controversial journalist Tim Pat Coogan has argued that England's treatment of Ireland in this period can be considered genocide. Historical evidence suggests otherwise. There was considerable blame for the perpetration of Ireland misery beyond the ill conceived and poorly executed policies of successive British… Expand

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