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The World Food Problem

By: D Grigg

Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback | Dec 1993 | Edition: 2 | #25971 | ISBN: 0631176330
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Hardback | Dec 1993 | Edition: 2 | #25970 | ISBN: 0631176322
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About this book

Examines who is hungry, where, and why.

About the first edition: "Ought to become a classic textbook and undoubtedly is a monument of scholarly synthesis." Geographical Magazine "The book promotes its own eminent claims to be on an accessible shelf of every senior school and university library." Geography "An excellent addition to the literature ... The book is easy to read and would be a useful textbook for courses on hunger and poverty, third-world development, and agricultural geography." Geographical Review


Contents

Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. 2. The Extent of Hunger. 3. A Short History of Hunger. 4. Population and Poverty. 5. The Growth of World Food Output. 6. The Expansion of the World's Arable Land. 7. Agricultural Development in Developed Countries Since 1945. 8. Tropical Africa. 9. Latin America. 10. Asia. 11. Trade and Aid. 12. Conclusions. 13. Index.

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