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Famine :

a short history /
Cormac Ó Gráda.
Main Creator: Ó Gráda, Cormac.
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.
Format: BOOK
Language:English
Published / Created: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2009.
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Notes:Dust jacket available. See entry for [Miscellaneous dust jackets removed from 10A Collection items] in the NLI catalogue.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-317) and index.

Physical description: xiii, 327 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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ISBN:9780691122373 (acid-free paper)
0691122377 (acid-free paper)
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11A 734
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