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Late Victorian holocausts : El Niño famines and the making of the Third World

Author: Mike Davis
Publisher: London [u.a.] : Verso, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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Examining a series of El Nino-induced droughts and the famines that they spawned in the last third of the 19th century, Mike Davis discloses the relationship between imperial arrogance and natural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Davis
ISBN: 1859847390 9781859847398 1859843824 9781859843826
OCLC Number: 231870331
Description: x, 464 S. : ill., graph. Darst., Kt
Responsibility: Mike Davis.

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