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Title: Three Famines.
Description: Sydney Knopf, 2010. 1st ed. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear jacket (jacket little marked). 324 pp. First edition. Subtitle: "In the Irish, Bengali and Ethiopian famines, ideology, mindsets of governments, racial preconceptions and administrative incompetence were more lethal than the initiating blights, the loss of potatoes or rice or the grain named teff." This is the story of three terrible famines. The first is An Gorta Mor, the great hunger of Ireland, which began in 1846. The second is the deadly famine that struck Bengal in 1943. The third is the Ethiopian famine, which first appeared in lethal form in the 1970s. The author visited Eritrea in the late 1980s to see the effects of this grave event. ISBN: 9781741668551.

Keywords: society, history, environment, food supply, famine, ireland, asia, india, bengal, africa, ethiopia, first edition 9781741668551

Price: AUD 20.00 = appr. US$ 13.84 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 28276

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