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The Resource Late Victorian holocausts : El Niño famines and the making of the third world, Mike Davis

Late Victorian holocausts : El Niño famines and the making of the third world, Mike Davis

Label
Late Victorian holocausts : El Niño famines and the making of the third world
Title
Late Victorian holocausts
Title remainder
El Niño famines and the making of the third world
Statement of responsibility
Mike Davis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examining a series of droughts and the famines that they spawned in the last third of the 19th century, this text analyses this human tragedy. It covers its global history and lasting impacts on world economic development
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, Mike
Dewey number
363.8/09172/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.F3
LC item number
D38 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Famines
  • Famines
  • Famines
  • Famines
  • Imperialism
  • Economic development
Label
Late Victorian holocausts : El Niño famines and the making of the third world, Mike Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The great drought, 1876-1878. Victoria's ghosts ; "The poor eat their homes" ; Gunboats and messiahs -- El Niño and the new imperialism, 1888-1902. The government of hell ; Skeletons at the feast ; A millenarian revolutions -- Decyphering ENSO. The mystery of the monsoons ; Climates of hunger -- The political ecology of famine. The origins of the third world ; India: the modernization of poverty ; China: mandates revoked ; Brazil: race and capital in the Nordeste
Control code
45636958
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 464 pages
Isbn
9781859847398
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
00054989
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Late Victorian holocausts : El Niño famines and the making of the third world, Mike Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The great drought, 1876-1878. Victoria's ghosts ; "The poor eat their homes" ; Gunboats and messiahs -- El Niño and the new imperialism, 1888-1902. The government of hell ; Skeletons at the feast ; A millenarian revolutions -- Decyphering ENSO. The mystery of the monsoons ; Climates of hunger -- The political ecology of famine. The origins of the third world ; India: the modernization of poverty ; China: mandates revoked ; Brazil: race and capital in the Nordeste
Control code
45636958
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 464 pages
Isbn
9781859847398
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
00054989
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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