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Food and Famine in the 21st Century 2 Volume Set William A. Dando

Food and Famine in the 21st Century 2 Volume Set

William A. Dando

Published February 13th 2012
ISBN : 9781598847307
Hardcover
860 pages
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Famines have claimed more lives across human history than all the wars ever fought.This two-volume set represents the most comprehensive study of food and famine currently available, providing the broadest analysis of hunger and famine causes as wellMoreFamines have claimed more lives across human history than all the wars ever fought.This two-volume set represents the most comprehensive study of food and famine currently available, providing the broadest analysis of hunger and famine causes as well as a detailed examination of the ramifications of cultural and natural hazards upon famine.Volume one focuses upon 50 topics and issues relating to the creation of hunger and famines in the world from 4000 BCE to 2100, including an overview of how agriculture has evolved from primitive hunting and gathering that supported limited numbers of people to a worldwide system that now feeds over seven billion people. Volume two, entitled Classic FamineS, begins with famines of the past, from 4000 BCE to 2100 CE, includes ten classic famine case studies, and concludes with predictions of famines we could see in the 21st century and beyond.