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persistence of famine

Hunger and history have a long symbiosis. The first recorded famine occurred in Egypt in 3500 B.C.Since then, millions have died, and still die of starvation. Do people starve simply because there are too many of us as Parson Malthus … Continue reading

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famine : gnawing persistence

Is there more to famine than lack of food? ┬áIn the search for food, humanity has gone to astonishing lengths and recorded some stunning success. Yet still, hunger is always at the door, even in an era like hours, people … Continue reading

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potato famine: more to famine than lack of food

The first recorded famine occurred in Egypt in 3500 B.C.Since then, untold millions have died, and still die, of starvation. There seems to be more to famine than a lack of food. Do people starve simply because there are too … Continue reading

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hunger: feasting on famine

There seems, based on the past record, to be more to famine than a mere lack of food. Hunger has always been at the door, even in an era of relative prosperity like our own. Do people starve because of … Continue reading

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