Essay Review: Famine in Zimbabwe

Döpcke, W. (1990) Essay Review: Famine in Zimbabwe.

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The major arguments of this attractively written and easily comprehensible publication are: pre-colonial famines did not normally cause mass starvation and were not responsible for the low population before 1900. Under colonialism food shortage changed its character from famine which killed directly (though few people) to structural malnutrition of the poor.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Agriculture,Population,Poverty
Divisions: Universities > State Universities > University of Zimbabwe
Depositing User: Mr. Edmore Sibanda
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2015 01:30
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2015 01:30

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