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The Resource Famine : a short history, Cormac Ó Gráda

Famine : a short history, Cormac Ó Gráda

Label
Famine : a short history
Title
Famine
Title remainder
a short history
Statement of responsibility
Cormac Ó Gráda
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Ó Gráda explores the causes and profound consequences of famine over the past five millennia ... He enriches our understanding of the most crucial and far-reaching aspects of famine; how food markets can mitigate famine or make it worse; famine's long-term demographic consequences; and the successes or failures of globalized disaster relief. Ó Gráda demonstrates the central role famine has played in the economic and political histories of places"--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ó Gráda, Cormac
Dewey number
363.809
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.F3
LC item number
O57 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Famines
  • Food supply
Label
Famine : a short history, Cormac Ó Gráda
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-317) and index
Contents
1. The third horseman -- 2. The horrors of famine -- 3. Prevention and coping -- 4. Famine demography -- 5. Markets and famines -- 6. Entitlements : Bengal and beyond -- 7. Public and private action -- 8. The "violence of government" -- 9. An end to famine?
Control code
ocn237199218
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 327 p.
Isbn
9780691122373
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008032488
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1168952
  • (OCoLC)237199218
Label
Famine : a short history, Cormac Ó Gráda
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-317) and index
Contents
1. The third horseman -- 2. The horrors of famine -- 3. Prevention and coping -- 4. Famine demography -- 5. Markets and famines -- 6. Entitlements : Bengal and beyond -- 7. Public and private action -- 8. The "violence of government" -- 9. An end to famine?
Control code
ocn237199218
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 327 p.
Isbn
9780691122373
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008032488
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1168952
  • (OCoLC)237199218

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