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Published: 15 June 2017

328 Pages | 23 hts


ISBN: 9780190605094

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Modern Hungers

Food and Power in Twentieth-Century Germany

Alice Weinreb

  • The first book to show how hunger has been central to German politics throughout the twentieth century.
  • Puts food politics in an international context and emphasizes the connections between everyday life and high-level policy.
  • Compares the socialist and capitalist food economies.
  • Looks at Germany's role in shaping international food aid policies, such as later famine relief in the Third World.