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- DescriptionFamine 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.
- Author BiographyCormac OGrada is professor of economics at University College Dublin. His books include Jewish Ireland in the Age of Joyce (Princeton), Black '47 and Beyond: The Great Irish Famine in History, Economy, and Memory (Princeton), and Ireland: A New Economic History, 1780-1939 .
- PrizesShortlisted for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2009.
- Author(s)Cormac O Grada
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication09/08/2010
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note7 halftones. 16 line illus. 11 tables.
- Weight399 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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