Hunger : the oldest problem / Martín Caparrós ; translated from the Spanish by Katherine Silver
Book | Melville House | 2020 | New and revised edition.

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Edition
New and revised edition.
[English edition].
Description
xv, 525 pages ; 24 cm
Summary
"An up-to-the-minute global investigation of famine and the persistent issues the keep most of the world hungry. By one of Latin America's most famous and formidable journalists comes a book for the ages. In HUNGER, award-winning author Martin Caparros goes in search of why, in the 21st century, most of the world's inhabitants still go hungry daily and To do this he travels to places where food is scarce -- Niger and Northern India, as well as to the cattle grounds of Argentina, the world's biggest beef exporter, and on to the Chicago Food Bank to learn more about the power of food distributors"-- Provided by publisher.
"An up-to-the-minute global investigation of famine and the persistent issues the keep most of the world hungry. By one of Latin America's most famous and formidable journalists comes a book for the ages. In HUNGER, award-winning author Martin Caparros.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 515-525).
Contents
Introduction -- Niger -- On Hunger: Origins -- India -- On Hunger: Civilization -- Bangladesh -- On Hunger: Competition -- The United States -- On Hunger: Inequality -- Argentina -- On Hunger: Charity -- South Sudan -- On Hunger: Metaphors -- Madagascar -- Final Thoughts.
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Fame. English
Other Form:
Online version: Caparrós, Martín, 1957- author. Hunger Brooklyn : Melville House, 2019 9781612198057 (DLC) 2019022399
ISBN
9781612198040 (hardback)
161219804X (hardback)
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