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Late Victorian Holocausts

El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World

by Mike Davis

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Verso .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental impact of natural disasters & phenomena,
  • Famine,
  • Human rights,
  • Social history,
  • World history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Developing countries,
  • General,
  • Modern - 19th Century,
  • Modern - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages470
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8624240M
    ISBN 101859843824
    ISBN 109781859843826

      Mike Davis’s book Late Victorian Holocausts complicates that story significantly. Capitalism has an enormous death toll of its own. Capitalism has an enormous death toll of its own. If famines are the yardstick we’re using to measure the suitability of a global economic system, then capitalists have a lot to answer for. The late-Victorian tragedies exemplify a wider problem of human insecurity and vulnerability related, ultimately, to economic disparity and political disempowerment. The relevance of this highly.

    Late Victorian Holocausts is as ugly as it is compelling.” —Sukhdev Sandhu, Guardian “Controversial, comprehensive, and compelling, this book is megahistory at its most fascinating—a monument to times past, but hopefully not a predictor of future disasters.” . Late Victorian Holocausts: El Nino Famines and the Making of the Third World Mike Davis, Author Verso $27 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

    Late Victorian Holocausts is a double investigation, first of the role played by ENSO, the El Nino Southern Oscillation which affects much of the world's weather in the devastating famines which marked the late nineteenth century, and secondly of the role European (primarily British) imperialism took in deepening those famines/5(44). I have just modified 2 external links on Late Victorian Holocausts. Please take a moment to review my edit. If you have any questions, or need the bot to ignore the links, or the page altogether, please visit this simple FaQ for additional information.


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