Surplus People

Book Cover
Average Rating
The Collins Press, 2014.
Available Online


Loading Description...

Also in this Series

Checking series information...

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

More Details


Reviews from GoodReads

Loading GoodReads Reviews.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Jim Rees., & Jim Rees|AUTHOR. (2014). Surplus People . The Collins Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jim Rees and Jim Rees|AUTHOR. 2014. Surplus People. The Collins Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jim Rees and Jim Rees|AUTHOR. Surplus People The Collins Press, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Jim Rees, and Jim Rees|AUTHOR. Surplus People The Collins Press, 2014.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Staff View

Go To Grouped Work

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID14379a10-0f87-ff1b-2b7e-b35233b531b1-eng
Full titlesurplus people
Authorrees jim
Grouping Categorybook
Last Update2024-05-15 02:01:06AM
Last Indexed2024-06-22 02:39:10AM

Book Cover Information

Image Sourcehoopla
First LoadedJun 23, 2024
Last UsedJun 23, 2024

Hoopla Extract Information

stdClass Object
    [year] => 2014
    [artist] => Jim Rees
    [fiction] => 
    [coverImageUrl] =>
    [titleId] => 15856117
    [isbn] => 9781848898516
    [abridged] => 
    [language] => ENGLISH
    [profanity] => 
    [title] => Surplus People
    [demo] => 
    [segments] => Array

    [children] => 
    [artists] => Array
            [0] => stdClass Object
                    [name] => Jim Rees
                    [artistFormal] => Rees, Jim
                    [relationship] => AUTHOR


    [genres] => Array

    [price] => 1.34
    [id] => 15856117
    [edited] => 
    [kind] => EBOOK
    [active] => 1
    [upc] => 
    [synopsis] => The Great Famine in Ireland was a catastrophe of immense proportions. Eviction, emigration and death from starvation were widespread. Landlords, eager to dispose of 'surplus' tenants, engaged in 'assisted passages', whereby tenants were given financial incentives to emigrate. The clearances of uneconomic tenants from the 85,000-acre Coolattin Estate in County Wicklow by Lord Fitzwilliam were the most organised in Ireland during and after the Famine years. From 1847 to 1856 Fitzwilliam removed 6,000 men, women and children and arranged passage from New Ross in Wexford to Canada on emigrant ships such as the Dunbrody. Most were destitute and many were ill on arrival in Quebec and New Brunswick. Hunger and overcrowding at quarantine stations, such as the infamous Grosse Île, resulted in further disease and death. Jim Rees explores this tragedy, from why the clearances occurred to who went where and how some families fared in Canada.
    [url] =>
    [pa] => 
    [publisher] => The Collins Press
    [purchaseModel] => INSTANT