Who Moved My Blackberry?: A Novel

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Additionally, loans of 365,000 sterling were granted to the Irish in 1845-1846 to lessen the starvation.(39) In principle, they believed that the best interests of the Irish were served by exporting agricultural goods from Ireland, so that they could pay their rents.(40) In 1847 ("Black 47") the public works projects were abandoned by the government and instead poor houses were established by private groups, such as the church and the Quakers.(41) During the famine peak, one hundred and seventy-three workhouses were built throughout Ireland.

Pages: 368

Publisher: Hachette Books; Reprint edition (April 1, 2008)

ISBN: 1401308910

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