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HNRS 2500: Politics of Genocide

About this Guide

Welcome to the WMU Libraries' course guide for HNRS 2500: Studies in Comparative Genocide.   This guide includes resources to help you complete your research assignment.

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Selected Primary Sources Databases

Memorial to Irish Potato Famine

A memorial of the Irish Potato Famine, located in County Cork, Ireland

A memorial to the Irish Famine, titled the "Coolmountain Famine Soup Pot," located in Ballingeary, County Cork, Ireland. This large, cast iron pot was used to make soup for starving families during the Great Irish Famine, 1847-51.

Courtesy of Osioni, Wikimedia Commons, 2018.

Newspaper Databases