In response to:
The History of A. J. P. Taylor from the May 6, 1965 issue
To the Editors:
Mr. F. H. Hinsley calls it a “gaffe” when A.J.P. Taylor says that in the Great Famine all Ireland was a Belsen. I was with a Quaker relief unit at Belsen, and I have read Miss Woodham-Smith’s book about the Irish famine. I see no “gaffe”.
J. M. Hinton
Fellow and Tutor in philosophy,
Worcester College, Oxford.