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Mike Davis’s Late Victorian Holocausts: El Nino Famines and the Making of the Third World provides an interesting look at relationship between natural occurrences and imperial... Read morePublished 21 days ago by Jake Zirkle
A sui generis history of mysterious meteorological cycles, the impact of international market integration on agrarian societies, and the tragedy of 30 to 60 million starved dead... Read morePublished 1 month ago by P. Hung
This book is:
-Tedious (reads like a paper rather than a book...except without a comprehensive thesis)
-Too detailed without regard for making a point
-Laced with... Read more
quick arrival and even faster read! great book lots of ups and downs-----highly recommend for any history buffPublished 9 months ago by Jesenya Maldonado
Quick service and item as described. Would recommend and use this provider again.Published 15 months ago by d.r.
the book selectively highlights some parts of Western history and marginalizes non-Western ones. The book is supposed to create an emotional reaction rather than objectively inform... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Michael
This book is a must-read for a vital understanding of history that has only recently grabbed the attention of the so-called Academy of Historians, to honor the lives of upwards of... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Karen Otten
Davis convincingly maps a shadow history of Third World famines into modern climate issues. While a rich, multi-disciliplanary look into the history of famines, Victorian... Read morePublished on January 21, 2013 by Nathaniel Lane