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Product Description: Is it possible to see famines coming, to be prepared and to save possibly hundreds of thousands of lives? Or is this the wrong question? A famine is not a single natural catastrophe: it has different stages. Many societies have sophisticated strategies for coping – but these are becoming dramatically limited...read more

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9781849710534 | Routledge, October 31, 2009, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Is it possible to see famines coming, to be prepared and to save possibly hundreds of thousands of lives?

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9780415847612 | Reprint edition (Routledge, February 28, 2013), cover price $48.95 | About this edition: Is it possible to see famines coming, to be prepared and to save possibly hundreds of thousands of lives?
9781853830471 | Earthscan / James & James, November 1, 1989, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Major "natural" disasters hit the world time after time.

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Product Description: This comprehensive two-volume encyclopedia examines specific famines throughout history and contains entries on key topics related to food production, security and policies, and famine, giving readers an in-depth look at food crises and their causes, responses to them, and outcomes...read more

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9781598847307 | Abc-Clio Inc, February 13, 2012, cover price $191.00 | About this edition: This comprehensive two-volume encyclopedia examines specific famines throughout history and contains entries on key topics related to food production, security and policies, and famine, giving readers an in-depth look at food crises and their causes, responses to them, and outcomes.

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Product Description: The greatest tool to prevent infection during construction is awareness. This updated resource by expert Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM, along with contributions from 10 other experts, helps you prevent and manage healthcare-associated infections related to construction, renovations, repair, and maintenance activities...read more

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9781578393794 | Lslf edition (Hcpro Inc, May 1, 2004), cover price $129.00 | About this edition: The greatest tool to prevent infection during construction is awareness.
9780080258256, titled "Drought and Man: The 1972 Case History : The Roots of Catastrophe" | Pergamon Pr, November 1, 1986, cover price $125.00 | also contains Drought and Man: The 1972 Case History : The Roots of Catastrophe | About this edition: The third volume of Drought and Man contains case studies used in the long in-depth study set up by IFIAS and the Aspen Institute following the Sahel drought.

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9781601468703, titled "Infection Control During Construction Manual: Policies, Procedures, and Strategies for Compliance" | 3 edition (Hcpro Inc, November 21, 2011), cover price $199.00 | About this edition: The greatest tool to prevent infection during construction is awareness.
9780205267989, titled "Introduction to Special Education" | Student edition (Prentice Hall, March 1, 1995), cover price $20.00 | also contains Introduction to Special Education | About this edition: TEACHING IN AN AGE OF CHALLENGE THRID EDITION.

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Product Description: This book shows how the production and distribution of food and clean water is uneven across the globe, leading to hunger and poverty for many. How can more food reach people who need it?

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9781410943057 | Raintree Pub, July 1, 2011, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: This book shows how the production and distribution of food and clean water is uneven across the globe, leading to hunger and poverty for many.

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9781410942982 | Raintree Pub, July 1, 2011, cover price $33.99 | About this edition: This book shows how the production and distribution of food and clean water is uneven across the globe, leading to hunger and poverty for many.

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9780198284260, titled "Poverty and Families" | Clarendon Pr, October 1, 1981, cover price $9.95 | also contains Poverty and Families, Tiny Titans: Field Trippin

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9780737743319 | Greenhaven Pr, March 27, 2009, cover price $31.70

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9780737749083 | 1 edition (Greenhaven Pr, October 2, 2009), cover price $0.04 | also contains Famine

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9780737743326 | Greenhaven Pr, March 27, 2009, cover price $46.20

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9780237537197 | Evans Brothers Ltd, May 25, 2009, cover price $24.90

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9781599202815 | Smart Apple Media, August 1, 2009, cover price $37.10

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Product Description: Explores world hunger in its historical, political, social, and environmental contexts, looking at the causes of famine and how it can foment conflict, disease, and ecological devastation.
By Lynn M. Messina (editor) and Claire Stanford (editor)

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9780824210717 | Hw Wilson Co, October 1, 2007, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Explores world hunger in its historical, political, social, and environmental contexts, looking at the causes of famine and how it can foment conflict, disease, and ecological devastation.

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Product Description: The recent occurrences of famine in Ethiopia and Southern Africa have propelled this key issue back into the public arena for the first time since 1984, as once again it becomes a priority -  not only for lesser developed countries but also for the international community...read more

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9780415363471 | 1 edition (Routledge, November 30, 2006), cover price $180.00 | About this edition: The recent occurrences of famine in Ethiopia and Southern Africa have propelled this key issue back into the public arena for the first time since 1984, as once again it becomes a priority -  not only for lesser developed countries but also for the international community.
9780080367224, titled "NATO in the 1990s" | 1 edition (Macmillan General Reference, April 1, 1989), cover price $35.00 | also contains NATO in the 1990s

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Product Description: Medical administration & management

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9780080258249, titled "Drought and Man: The 1972 Case History : Constant Catastrophe : Malnutrition, Famines and Drought" | Pergamon Pr, December 1, 1981, cover price $120.00 | also contains Drought and Man: The 1972 Case History : Constant Catastrophe : Malnutrition, Famines and Drought

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9781578394814 | Hcpro Inc, January 28, 2005, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: Medical administration & management

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Product Description: Political Science/International Relations An analytical look at the ways we define and respond to famine. We see famine and look for the likely causes: poor food distribution, unstable regimes, caprices of weather. A technical problem, we tell ourselves, one that modern social and natural science will someday resolve...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780816635061, titled "Whose Hunger?: Concepts of Famine, Practices of Aid" | Univ of Minnesota Pr, December 1, 2001, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Political Science/International Relations An analytical look at the ways we define and respond to famine.

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9780816635078, titled "Whose Hunger?: Concepts of Famine, Practices of Aid" | Univ of Minnesota Pr, July 15, 2008, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Political Science/International Relations An analytical look at the ways we define and respond to famine.

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Product Description: The Sen and Drèze omnibus comprises three outstanding works by two of the world's finest economists. The volume is a trilogy on the causes of hunger, the role public action can play in its alleviation, and the Indian experience in this context...read more
By Jean Dreze (editor) and Amartya Sen

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9780195648317 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 9, 1999, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: The Sen and Drèze omnibus comprises three outstanding works by two of the world's finest economists.

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Product Description: * A practical guide to underlying causes and immediate, lasting solutions for famine* Explains efficient use of resources in a crisis* Written by a well-known disaster relief practitioner and humanitarianFred Cuny adopts an economic approach to wartime famine that is still considered innovative and challenging by field experts...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781565490901 | Kumarian Pr Inc, February 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: * A practical guide to underlying causes and immediate, lasting solutions for famine* Explains efficient use of resources in a crisis* Written by a well-known disaster relief practitioner and humanitarianFred Cuny adopts an economic approach to wartime famine that is still considered innovative and challenging by field experts.

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Product Description: This book is based on the authors' views and experiences as fieldworkers in situations of food insecurity and famine, combined with their in-depth knowledge of the discipline of nutrition. They develop a new conceptual framework of the role of nutrition in famine which can be used to analyse the underlying causes of malnutrition, the stage of famine, and the risk of disease and death...read more

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9781853392436 | Practical Action Pub, December 1, 1995, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This book is based on the authors' views and experiences as fieldworkers in situations of food insecurity and famine, combined with their in-depth knowledge of the discipline of nutrition.

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Product Description: In light of the many famine and drought crises in the Horn of Africa and Southern Africa, there may never be a better time for a book like this. Could we have avoided the famines we see today? In all likelihood, "yes." This book demonstrates that famine is a process, not an event, yet the typical response to famine is relief after the fact, not preemptive intervention...read more
By John Osgood Field (editor)

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9781565490192 | Kumarian Pr Inc, November 1, 1993, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: In light of the many famine and drought crises in the Horn of Africa and Southern Africa, there may never be a better time for a book like this.

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9781565490185 | Kumarian Pr Inc, November 1, 1993, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In light of the many famine and drought crises in the Horn of Africa and Southern Africa, there may never be a better time for a book like this.

Discusses the problem of world hunger, the science and technology of food production, and the political situations that effect attempts at solutions

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9780894902833 | Enslow Pub Inc, July 1, 1991, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Discusses the problem of world hunger, the science and technology of food production, and the political situations that effect attempts at solutions

Studies the political, social, and scientific-technical reasons for world food shortages, and focuses on possible approaches to increasing food production

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9780531110072 | Franklin Watts, April 1, 1991, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Studies the political, social, and scientific-technical reasons for world food shortages, and focuses on possible approaches to increasing food production

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By Stanley R. Sloan (editor)

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9780080367224 | 1 edition (Macmillan General Reference, April 1, 1989), cover price $35.00 | also contains The New Famines: Why Famines Exist in an Era of Globalization

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Product Description: In this original and timely work, David Arnold draws upon the history of Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe, to explain the origins and characteristics of famine. He considers whether some societies are more vulnerable to famine than others, and contests the assumption that those affected by famine are simply passive 'victims'...read more

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9780631151197 | Blackwell Pub, December 1, 1988, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: In this original and timely work, David Arnold draws upon the history of Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe, to explain the origins and characteristics of famine.

Product Description: Book by Harrison, G A
By G. A. Harrison (editor)

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9780198576624 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 1988, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Book by Harrison, G A

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9780813817293 | Iowa State Pr, June 30, 1988, cover price $31.95
9781557532770 | Purdue Univ Pr, June 30, 1988, cover price $33.95

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9780804694100 | Associated Faculty Pr Inc, June 1, 1988, cover price $25.75

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Product Description: The third volume of Drought and Man contains case studies used in the long in-depth study set up by IFIAS and the Aspen Institute following the Sahel drought. They consider areas in Latin America, particularly northeast Brazil, the case of Tanzania, and discuss colonial disjunction in Sahelian countries...read more

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9780080258256 | Pergamon Pr, November 1, 1986, cover price $125.00 | also contains Infection Control During Construction Manual: Policies, Procedures & Strategies for Compliance | About this edition: The third volume of Drought and Man contains case studies used in the long in-depth study set up by IFIAS and the Aspen Institute following the Sahel drought.

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