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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Hunger by Design
    Hunger by Design (English, Paperback) Halyna Hryn

    Contains papers presented at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute that commemorated the seventieth anniversary of the man-made famine inflicted on Ukraine and surrounding areas by Stalin's Soviet leadership. This volume includes large-scale demographic study that draws on available documents of the era.

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  • Famine Politics in Maoist China and the Soviet Union
    Famine Politics in Maoist China and the Soviet Union (English, Hardback) Felix Wemheuer

    An authoritative study of food politics in the socialist regimes of China and the Soviet Union

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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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  • Holodomor and Gorta Mor
    Holodomor and Gorta Mor (English, Paperback) 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Death in Every Paragraph
    Death in Every Paragraph (English, Paperback) Michael Foley

    But the Famine did take place, and the ways Irish journalists found to tell the story of unprecedented horror conditioned the evolution of journalism, not alone in Ireland, but abroad.

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  • Wretched Faces
    Wretched Faces (English, Paperback) Roger A.E. Wells $37.22
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  • Milestones in Humanitarian Action
    Milestones in Humanitarian Action (English, Paperback) Kevin M. Cahill

    This book is a celebratory history, marking 25 years since the founding of the Center for International Humanitarian Cooperation (CIHC).

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  • Hunger
    Hunger (English, Hardback) Martin Caparros

    A masterpiece of literary reportage, Hunger offers a critical global overview of the causes of mass starvation and the gross inadequacy of our response....

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

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

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  • The Famine Plot
    The Famine Plot (English, CD-Audio) Tim Pat Coogan

    In this sweeping history, Ireland's best-known historian, Tim Pat Coogan, tackles the dark history of the Irish Famine and argues that it constituted one of the first acts of genocide.

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