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Author Geber, Jonny,
Title Victims of Ireland's great famine : the bioarchaeology of mass burials at Kilkenny Union Workhouse / Jonny Geber ; Foreword by Clark Spencer Larsen.
Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]

Series Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past: local, regional, and global perspectives
Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past.
Subject Famines -- Ireland -- Kilkenny (County) -- History -- 19th century.
Mass burials -- Ireland -- Kilkenny (County) -- History -- 19th century.
Workhouses -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
Starvation -- History -- 19th century.
Poor -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Malnutrition.
Demography.
Social Problems.
Charities.
History, Modern 1601-
Anthropology, Cultural.
Social Welfare.
Sociology.
Population Characteristics.
Nutrition Disorders.
History.
Epidemiologic Measurements.
Anthropology.
Social Sciences.
Delivery of Health Care.
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena.
Public Health.
Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases.
Humanities.
Environment and Public Health.
Disease.
Almshouses.
History, 19th Century.
Health Status.
Poverty.
Starvation.
Archaeology.
Starvation -- history.
Poverty -- history.
Working Poor -- history.
Almshouses -- history.
Archaeology -- methods.
Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852.
Ireland.
Alt Name Larsen, Clark Spencer,
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Setting the stage for a bioarchaeology of the great Irish famine -- "An entire nation of paupers": contextualizing poverty and famine in mid-nineteenth-century Ireland and Kilkenny -- A life endured in poverty: a social bioarchaeology of the "deserving poor" -- Institutionalization as the last resort: famine diseases, mortality, and medical interventions -- The bioarchaeology of the human experience of famine and disaster: shedding new light on the -- Realities of the great Irish famine.
Summary Geber uses the analysis of the remains from the mass burial ground within the former union workhouse in Kilkenny found in 2005 to address central questions regarding health conditions at the workhouse and to shed new light on the famine.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9780813055633 (electronic bk.)
0813055636 (electronic bk.)
9780813051475
0813051479
9780813061177
0813061172
OCLC # 921889193
Additional Format Print version: Geber, Jonny. Victims of Ireland's great famine 9780813061177 (DLC) 2015019365 (OCoLC)904861699