Starving on a Full Stomach: Hunger and the Triumph of Cultural Racism in Modern South Africa (Reconsiderations in Southern African History) First Paperback Edition Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0813920689
ISBN-10: 081392068X
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Dr. Wylie has written an illuminating and original book. Starving on a Full Stomach brings together intellectual and medical history in an impressive way, and has much that is new to say on the development of racism in South Africa, the impact on it of medical and social science research, and the politics of poverty and hunger.

(Alan H. Jeeves, author of Migrant Labour in South Africa's Mining Economy and past president of the Canadian Association of African Studies)

[Using] a vast geographical and temporal range of material, Diana Wylie has produced a readable and challenging study, casting new light on African nutrition, health, and agricultural practice. This is an informative work on the thought of missionaries, doctors, administrators, and social scientists, on the one hand, and of Africans in several contexts on the other.

(Jeffrey Butlercoeditor and contributor Democratic Liberalism in South Africa: Its History and Prospect)

About the Author

Diana Wylie is Associate Professor of History at Boston University, and the author of A Little God: The Twilight of Patriarchy in a Southern African Chiefdom.

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Product Details

  • Series: Reconsiderations in Southern African History
  • Paperback: 319 pages
  • Publisher: University of Virginia Press; First Paperback Edition edition (July 29, 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 081392068X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813920689
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,964,179 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 7 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on September 27, 2001
Format: Hardcover
This is a profound exploration of an otherwise unnoticed topic in South African history. Well done!
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