Pre-famine Ireland
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Pre-famine Ireland a study in historical geography.. -- by Thomas Walter Freeman

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Published by Manchester University Press, 1957. in Manchester .
Written in English


  • Ireland -- Social conditions

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 318-340.

The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 352 p. :
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19306676M

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