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The spread of famine news


Places: United States of America

Topic: Geopolitics

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Famine news communications Atlantic + add

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This mapstory overlays incidences of reports of the famine in Ireland (1845-52) on an 1856 map of Atlantic communication networks.

Big_Atlantic_Map_modified

This is a georectified 1856 map of the Atlantic, showing shipping lanes and telegraph lines....read more

Trans-Atlantic famine news

This dataset shows the spread of news about the 1845-52 famine in Ireland across the Atlantic. Each marker represents one place in which news of the famine was published....read more