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  • Mao's Great Famine
    Mao's Great Famine (English, Paperback) Frank Dikotter

    An unprecedented, groundbreaking history of China's Great FamineWinner of the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize 2011

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  • The End of Outrage
    The End of Outrage (English, Hardback) Breandan Mac Suibhne

    Tells the absorbing story of post-famine Donegal, the Molly Maguires - a secret society who had set themselves up against the exploitation of the rural poor - and Patrick McGlynn - an avaricious schoolmaster who turned informer on them, availing of hunger, disease, debt, hardship, and death to expand his holding at the expense of his neighbours.

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  • Famine in European History
    Famine in European History (English, Paperback) Guido Alfani

    The first systematic study of famine in all parts of Europe from the Middle Ages until the present.

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  • Famine
    Famine (English, Paperback) Cormac O Grada

    Famine remains one of the worst calamities that can befall a society. Mass starvation - whether it is inflicted by drought or engineered by misguided or genocidal economic policies - devastates families, weakens the social fabric, and undermines political stability. This title traces the history of famine from the earliest records to today.

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  • Atlas of the Great Irish Famine
    Atlas of the Great Irish Famine (English, Hardback) John Crowley

    The Great Famine is possibly the most pivotal event/experience in modern Irish history. Its global reach and implications cannot be underestimated. In terms of mortality, it is now widely accepted that over a million people perished between the years 1845-1852 and at least one million and a quarter fled the country.

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  • Late Victorian Holocausts
    Late Victorian Holocausts (English, Paperback) Mike Davis

    Bestselling, magisterial melding of global environmental history and global political history

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  • A History of World Agriculture
    A History of World Agriculture (English, Paperback) Marcel Mazoyer, Laurence Roudart

    Begins with the emergence of agriculture after thousands of years in which human societies had depended on hunting and gathering. This title shows how agricultural techniques developed in the different regions of the world, and how this extraordinary wealth of knowledge, tradition, and natural variety is endangered by global capitalism.

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  • A Pocket History of the Irish Famine
    A Pocket History of the Irish Famine (English, Hardback) Tony Potter

    This book explains what happened before and during the Famine, with an account of the consequences of this epic tragedy.

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  • Free World?
    Free World? (English, Paperback) Peter Gatrell

    A unique study of a postwar campaign by the UN, NGOs, governments and individuals to address the global refugee crisis.

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  • Famine and Scarcity in Late Medieval and Early Modern England
    Famine and Scarcity in Late Medieval and Early Modern England (English, Hardback) Buchanan Sharp

    This book examines governmental and crowd responses to famine, from the late Middle Ages through to the early modern era.

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  • Selective Feeding Programmes
    Selective Feeding Programmes (English, Paperback) Tim Lusty

    A comprehensive manual for use in treating different degrees of malnutrition in emergency situations, this book is an important reference for emergency planners and field-workers. It describes the assessment and monitoring of nutritional needs; and directions for the setting up and administration of selective and therapeutic feeding programmes.

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  • The Famine Plot
    The Famine Plot (English, Paperback) Tim Pat Coogan

    A controversial history of the Great Famine from Ireland's greatest historian, who provocatively points the finger of blame at the British government. Combining the latest research and fresh insights, this is a fascinating and sobering look at a dark period of global history as well as the ramifications that still resonate today.

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  • Execution by Hunger
    Execution by Hunger (English, Paperback) Miron Dolot

    Seven million people in the "breadbasket of Europe" were deliberately starved to death at Stalin's command. This story has been suppressed for half a century. Now, a survivor speaks.

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  • The Great Highland Famine
    The Great Highland Famine (Paperback) Tom M. Devine

    "The Great Hunger", in 19th-century Ireland was one of the great human tragedies of modern times. Almost a million perished and a further two million emigrated in the wake of potato blight and economic collapse. At the same time, acute famine also gripped the Scottish Highlands and caused hardship and distress there.

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  • One Billion Hungry
    One Billion Hungry (English, Paperback) Gordon Conway

    In this book, one of the world's foremost experts on global food needs explains the many interrelated issues critical to our global food supply from the science of agricultural advances to the politics of food security.

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  • Demographic Responses to Ecological Degradation and Food Insecurity
    Demographic Responses to Ecological Degradation and Food Insecurity (English, Paperback) Markos Ezra

    Debilitating food shortages and tragic famines have been among the major problems facing many Sub-Saharan countries in Africa since the early 1970s. Ethiopia is one of the most severely affected countries in the region. The country's drought prone areas,

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  • Holodomor and Gorta Mor
    Holodomor and Gorta Mor (English, Hardback) Christian Noack

    A comparative study of the famines of Ireland (1845?51) and Ukraine (1932?33), and how historical experiences of famine were translated into narratives that supported political claims for independent national statehood.

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  • Hungry for Peace
    Hungry for Peace (English, Paperback) Hazel Smith

    Smith describes the famine that devastated the country in the 1990s and the international rescue program that Pyongyang requested and received. Together, the famine and the humanitarian response have wrought subtle but profound changes in North Korea's economy, society, and security outlook. Smith argues that the regime has been prodded into accepting some international norms, allowed markets to...

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  • Feeding Frenzy
    Feeding Frenzy (English, Paperback) Paul McMahon

    As the tectonic plates of the world food system shift, forces are being unleashed that threaten the security of billions. This book traces the history of the global food system and reveals the underlying causes of food shortages and price spikes - what the media has labelled a 'world food crisis'.

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  • The Third Horseman
    The Third Horseman (English, Paperback) William Rosen

    In May 1315, years before the Black Death, it started to rain. For the seven disastrous years that followed, Europeans would be visited by a series of curses unseen since the third book of Exodus: floods, ice, failures of crops and cattle and epidemics not just of disease, but of pike, sword and spear. All told, six million lives, one-eighth of Europe's total population, would be lost. This is the...

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