Poverty and Famines

Written By Amartya Sen
Poverty and Famines
  • Publsiher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 20 January 1983
  • ISBN : 0191037435
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Famine

Famine
  • Author : Cormac Ó Gráda
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 327
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : History....

Poverty and Famines

Poverty and Famines
  • Author : Amartya Sen
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 1983-01-20
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : This book focuses on the causes of starvation in general and famines in particular. The traditional analysis of famines is shown to be fundamentally defective, and the author develops an alternative analysis....

Red Famine

Red Famine
  • Author : Anne Applebaum
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2017-09-07
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : SUNDAY TIMES, THE TIMES, FT AND EVENING STANDARD BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017 The momentous new book from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain. In 1932-33, nearly four million Ukrainians died of starvation, having been deliberately deprived of food. It is one of the most devastating episodes in ...

The Great Irish Famine

The Great Irish Famine
  • Author : Cormac Ó'Gráda,Economic History Society
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1995-09-28
  • Total pages : 80
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : A concise analysis of one of the great disasters of Irish history....

Mass Starvation

Mass Starvation
  • Author : Alex de Waal
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-12-08
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : The world almost conquered famine. Until the 1980s, this scourge killed ten million people every decade, but by early 2000s mass starvation had all but disappeared. Today, famines are resurgent, driven by war, blockade, hostility to humanitarian principles and a volatile global economy. In Mass Starvation, world-renowned expert on humanitarian ...

Famine in European History

Famine in European History
  • Author : Guido Alfani,Cormac Ó Gráda
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-18
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : This is the first systematic study of famine in all parts of Europe from the Middle Ages until the present. In case studies ranging from Scandinavia and Italy to Ireland and Russia, leading scholars compare the characteristics, consequences and causes of famine. The famines they describe differ greatly in size, ...

Famine Foods

Famine Foods
  • Author : Paul E. Minnis
  • Publisher : University of Arizona Press
  • Release Date : 2021-04-27
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : How people eat today is a record of food use through the ages, and Famine Foods offers the first ever overview of the use of alternative foods during food shortages. Paul E. Minnis explores the unusual plants that have helped humanity survive throughout history....

Atlas of the Great Irish Famine 1845 52

Atlas of the Great Irish Famine  1845 52
  • Author : John Crowley,William J. Smyth
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 710
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : The Great Irish Famine is the most pivotal event in modern Irish history, with implications that cannot be underestimated. Over a million people perished between 1845-1852, and well over a million others fled to other locales within Europe and America. By 1850, the Irish made up a quarter of the population ...

The Irish Famine

The Irish Famine
  • Author : Peter Gray
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 191
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : During the famine of 1845-50 over one million of the Irish population died in a crop failure unprecedented in the history of modern Europe. Dependency on the potato as the main source of food brought widespread starvation and disease throughout Ireland and was followed by mass emigration to Britain, North ...

The Great Irish Potato Famine

The Great Irish Potato Famine
  • Author : James S Donnelly
  • Publisher : The History Press
  • Release Date : 2002-11-01
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : In the century before the great famine of the late 1840s, the Irish people, and the poor especially, became increasingly dependent on the potato for their food. So when potato blight struck, causing the tubers to rot in the ground, they suffered a grievous loss. Thus began a catastrophe in ...

Famine Demography

Famine Demography
  • Author : Professor of Population and Development Tim Dyson, M.,Tim Dyson,Cormac O Grada,Cormac Ó Gráda,Cormac S. Grada
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : This book deals with the important subject of famine demography. Drawing together case studies of famines in the historical past and more recent times it tries to answer questions such as: To what extent did famines control human population growth in the past? Who dies most in famines? What are ...

Hungry Ghosts

Hungry Ghosts
  • Author : Jasper Becker
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : An account of China's four-year famine uncovers the truth behind one of the darkest chapters in history....

A Death Dealing Famine

A Death Dealing Famine
  • Author : Christine Kinealy
  • Publisher : Pluto Press
  • Release Date : 1997-03-20
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : Examines the historiography of the Irish Famine and its relevance now, in the context of the longer-term relationship between England and Ireland....

The Famine Plot

The Famine Plot
  • Author : Tim Pat Coogan
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2012-11-27
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : During a Biblical seven years in the middle of the nineteenth century, Ireland experienced the worst disaster a nation could suffer. Fully a quarter of its citizens either perished from starvation or emigrated, with so many dying en route that it was said, "you can walk dry shod to America ...

Famine in Peasant Societies

Famine in Peasant Societies
  • Author : Ronald E. Seavoy
  • Publisher : Praeger
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Total pages : 478
  • ISBN : 0191037435
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Summary : In this controversial study, Seavoy offers a new approach to the problem of periodic peacetime famine based on the actual behavior of peasants. He maintains that it is possible to increase per capita food production without massive and inappropriate technological inputs. Seavoy shifts the focus from modern development economics to ...