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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 3 months ago by Jesenya Maldonado
Quick service and item as described. Would recommend and use this provider again.Published 9 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 11 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 16 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
In the years 1876-1879 and 1896-1902 between 12.2 and 29.3 million died of famine in India. In the years 1876-1879 and 1896-1900 between 19. Read morePublished on August 6, 2012 by Richard Reese (author of Sustainable or Bust)
Great book. Well written, clear and concise. The author is able to convey a large amount of information without ever loosing sight of the human aspect of the narrative. Read morePublished on March 15, 2012 by Atlantan Reader