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A Modern History

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$41.00 • £35.95 • €37.95

ISBN 9780674026780

Publication Date: 11/30/2007


384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

34 halftones

Belknap Press


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  • Preface
  • 1. Hunger and the Making of the Modern World
  • 2. The Humanitarian Discovery of Hunger
  • 3. Hunger as Political Critique
  • 4. The Science and Calculation of Hunger
  • 5. Hungry England and Planning for a World of Plenty
  • 6. Collective Feeding and the Welfare of Society
  • 7. You Are What You Eat: Educating the Citizen as Consumer
  • 8. Remembering Hunger: The Script of British Social Democracy
  • 9. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Co-Winner, 2008 PCCBS Book Prize, Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies

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