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In a recent History of Ireland class, students debated the Great Famine of 1845-1852. After adopting the potato (which was indigenous to the Andes), the diets of most rural Irish were heavily based on that crop. In a tragedy that remains very much a part of Irish historical memory today....
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Terry M. Keller
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