The Great Contrast: Factor Analysis Applied to Quality of Life in the Era of the Irish Famine

  • Thomas E. Jordan
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research book series (BRIEFSWELLBEING)


This essay addresses the degree of change in Ireland’s quality of life in the decade between 1841 and 1851. In that decade, especially in the last five years, Ireland underwent a great transformation as a consequence of the failure of the potato crop.


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  • Thomas E. Jordan
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  1. 1.University of MissouriSt. LouisUSA

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