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Political routes to starvation : why does famine kill?

Author: Bas Dianda
Publisher: Wilmington, Delaware : Vernon Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Vernon series in politics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bas Dianda
ISBN: 9781622733095 1622733096
OCLC Number: 1035406013
Description: xx, 412 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Definitions and classifications. Definitions and classification of famine --
The concept of avoidable starvation --
Staging of food shortage --
2. Routes to famine. Main routes to starvation --
Meaning of FPD-based classification --
FDP famines. Natural disasters --
1888-Ethiopian famine --
Locust infestation --
Warfare --
Role of warfare --
Role of specific determinants --
Food riots --
Non-FPD famines. Siege of Jerusalem --
Siege of Vienna --
Siege of Leningrad --
Siege of Stalingrad --
Dutch famine --
Biafra famine --
Nuba Mountain siege --
Siege of Aleppo --
Orissa famine --
Vietnam famine --
Transportation system and famine --Economically related famines. Food prices. Role of high food prices --
Purchasing power --
1974-Bangladesh famine --
Henan famine in 1593 --
Impact of the global market --
Food prices current situation --
Hoarding. Hoarding --
Great Persian famine 1870 --
Cash crops. Definition --
Commercial and subsistence agriculture --
Uganda famine --
Niger food crisis --
Taxation and famine. British fiscal policies in Ireland --
British fiscal policies in Bengal --
1775 French famine --
Upper Doab famine --
The Anatolian famine 1873-1875 --
Hunan famine --
Commercially motivated famines --Colonial famines. Colonial trend in the second half of the 20th century --
Famines in British Colonia India --
Deccan famine in 1630 --
Bengali famine 1769-1770 --
Skull famine --
Agra famine --
Rajputana famine --
Madras famine --
Central Indian provinces famines --
The Irish famine --
The Great Persian famine --
1943-Bengal famine --
1943-Rwanda famine --
Disarranged inner market. Regional greediness --
French famines --
Corruption. Embezzlement and corruped leaderships --
4. Politicall related famine. Political aspects of famine --
Undemocratic rule --
Politically motivated famines --
1921-Russian famine --
Holodomor --
More detail --
Great Chinese famine --
Cambodian famine --
Collectivization, famine and vegetable gardens --
Grain requisitioning. The Henan famine --
Political manipulation of the rationing system. Concept of rationing --
1946-Soviet famine --
North Korean rationing system --
Food export. A crime against humanity --
Bihar famine --
Ban on migration. Restrained freedom of movement --
5. Flawed agricultural activity. Flawed agricultural reforms. 1866-1868 Sweden famine --
Malawi famine --Poor agricultural techniques. Limited agriculture production --
Monoculture --
The great famine in Europe --
Czech famine 1770-1771 --
Failed international aid. International humanitarian aid --
Pan-European famine of 1816-1817 --
1876-Northern Chinese famine --
Causes of failed humanitarian assistance --
Denied humanitarian access to international agencies --
Great Ethiopian famine --
Somalia --
Aid agencies ineptitude --
Climate change. Role of climate change --
Anthropogenic causes of climate change --
The great frost --
Volcanic activity --
Chalisa famine --
Indonesian volcanism --
Overpopulation. Overpopulation --
1989-Rwanda famine --
Darfur famine --
Food insecurity and large scale migration --
Ongoing Nigerian crisis --
Causes of death during famine. Starvation clinical features --
Other causes of death --
Famine death toll --
Examples of death toll estimates --
Facing acute food crisis --
Future prospect. Millennium development goals --
Famine decline --
Prospect for the future.
Series Title: Vernon series in politics.
Responsibility: Bas Dianda.

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