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The political history of American food aid : an uneasy benevolence

Author: Barry Riley
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Political History of American Food Aid provides a profound understanding of the complex factors influencing American food aid policy and a foundation for examining its historical relationship with relief, economic development, food security and its possible future in a world confronting the effects of global climate change.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)980497974
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Riley
ISBN: 9780190228903 0190228903 9780190228880 0190228881
OCLC Number: 988166579
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 562 pages)
Contents: The Early Episodes: 1794-1914 --
Herbert Hoover --
"But Now Came Famine and Pestilence" --
Between the Wars --
Interlude: The American Farmer, 1924-1939 --
The Birth, Short Life, and Early Death of the UNRRA --
Harry Truman, European Hunger, and the Cold War --
The Marshall Plan Era --
Public Law 480 --
The Politics of Food Surpluses --
Kennedy: Food Aid and Economic Development --
Lyndon Johnson's Food Aid Battles --
LBJ, India, and the Short Tether --
The Nixon Years: Two Case Studies --
A Global Food Crisis --
The World Food Conference --
Food Aid Under Carter and Reagan --
The Search for Food Security --
The Ethiopia Conundrum --
From Food Aid to Food Assistance: 1990-2014 --
Change ... and Resisting Change.
Responsibility: Barry Riley.

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