Flight from famine the coming of the irish to canada donald mackay on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this is the moving story of the mass migration that brought a million irish men and women to canada in the first half of the nineteenth century. One of canadas founding peoples the irish arrived in the newfoundland fishing stations as early as the seventeenth century by the eighteenth century they were establishing farms and settlements from nova scotia to the great lakes then in the 1840s came the failures of irelands potato crop . Flight from famine is the moving account of a victorian era tragedy that has echoes in our own time but seems hardly credible in the light of irelands modern prosperity the famine survivors who helped build canada in the years that followed black 47 provide a testament to courage resilience and perseverance. Flight from famine the coming of the irish to canada item preview flight from famine the coming of the irish to canada by mackay donald 1925 internet archive books american libraries uploaded by associate lan zhu on june 27 2014 similar items based on metadata . Note citations are based on reference standards however formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher classroom teacher institution or organization should be applied
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