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The atlas of world hunger

Author: Thomas J Bassett; Alex E Winter-Nelson
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eMap : Atlas : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Earlier this year, President Obama declared one of his top priorities to be a making sure that people are able to get enough to eat. The U.S. spends about five billion dollars on food aid & related programs each year, but still, both domestically and internationally, millions of people are hungry.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bassett, Thomas J.
Atlas of world hunger.
Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)457149360
Material Type: Atlas, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Map, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Bassett; Alex E Winter-Nelson
ISBN: 9780226039084 0226039080 9780226039077 0226039072 1282584642 9781282584648 9786612584640 6612584645
OCLC Number: 650085295
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (201 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps
Contents: Locating hunger. Indicators of malnutrition ; Patterns of hunger within countries --
The sources of hunger. National resources ; Technology ; Poverty ; Exacerbating conditions and events.
Responsibility: Thomas J. Bassett and Alex Winter-Nelson.

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