Unhappy the land: the most oppressed people ever, the Irish?

  title={Unhappy the land: the most oppressed people ever, the Irish?},
  author={Ian Miller},
  journal={Irish Studies Review},
  pages={406 - 407}
  • I. Miller
  • Published 1 June 2018
  • History
  • Irish Studies Review
Sombre in subject matter, lucid in approach, impressive in range, brilliant in insights, sturdy in documentation, judicious in tone, coolly courageous in its willingness to debunk stereotypes: all these descriptions amply fit Líam Kennedy’s manifesto to Irish pluralism, entitled Unhappy the Land. It should be required reading not least for all historians of Ireland, but also for all participants in the tangled debates surrounding the history of famines, genocides and large-scale human disasters… 
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