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Paper
The Advance of the Fungi, E.C. Large, Henry Holt & Company, 1940.

The Great Irish Potato Famine, James Donnelly, Sutton Publishing, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England, 2001.

Seeds of Change: Five Plants that Transformed Mankind, Henry Hobhouse, Harper & Row, 1985.

Electronic
International Potato Center.

A full-text version of John Francis Maguire's The Irish in America (1868) is online

The Great Irish Famine Curriculum

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