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Three famines : starvation and politics, Thomas Keneally

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Three famines : starvation and politics
Title
Three famines
Title remainder
starvation and politics
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Keneally
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the Gorta Mor in 1840s Ireland, the famine in British-controlled Bengal in 1943, and the string of famines in Ethiopia in the late 20th century, and explores the concept that while famine can be caused by crop failures and weather conditions, famines are worsened by man-made choices such as politics and social and religious ideology
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BTCTA
Dewey number
363.809
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Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.F3
LC item number
K46 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Three famines : starvation and politics, Thomas Keneally
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Three famines : starvation and politics, Thomas Keneally
Publication
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"Previously published in 2010 in Australia by Knopf"--T.p. verso
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-307) and index
Contents
The three famines -- Democracy and starvation -- Short commons -- Nature's triggers -- God's hand -- Coping -- Villains : Ireland -- Villains and heroes : Bengal -- Villains : Ethiopia -- Whistleblowers -- Famine diseases -- Evictions, movements, and emigration in Bengal and Ireland -- Evictions and movements, Mengistu-style -- Resistance -- Relief : Ireland -- Relief : Bengal -- Relief : Ethiopia -- Other catastrophes
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ocn701015454
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
323 p.
Isbn
9781610390651
Lccn
2011926851
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(OCoLC)701015454

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