Micro-credit, misappropriation and morality British responses to Irish distress, 1822-1831

This article charts the vicissitudes of an economic experiment that aimed to eradicate distress in early-nineteenth-century Ireland. The London Committee for Irish Relief was formed in 1822 and was the first large-scale, charitable response in Britain to famine conditions in Ireland. The Committee b...

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Journal Title: Continuity and change Vol. 21; no. 3; pp. 455 - 474
Author: Craig Bailey
Format: Article
Language: English
Published: Dec 2006
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