The Geography of Famine

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V. H. Winston, 1980 - City planning - 209 pages
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Describes famine from a historical and spatial perspective and suggests that natural factors cause crop failures, but humans cause famines, famines are man-made. Case studies of famines in England, India, and Russia are included, as well as discussion of changing food procurement and production methods and the effects of technology and population growth on relative food supply.

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Parameters for Food Production
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An Evolution in Food Sources and Food
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Nutrition and Staple Foods
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