Food and Famine in the 21st Century

Food and Famine in the 21st Century

Book - 2012
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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.

* Contributions from professors at West Point, Rutgers University, and other universities and colleges; specialists at nutrition centers, hospitals, and the Population Reference Bureau; and the Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) World Food Day participants

* Original data, diagrams, photographs, charts, and tables

* Illustrations include maps, many designed by the author of the entry or book chapter; and graphics secured from U.S. government source material, UN publications, and historic texts

* A "further readings" section accompanies each entry or book chapter

* Concluding bibliographies at the end of each volume

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2012.
ISBN: 9781598847307
Branch Call Number: 363.8 DANDO
Characteristics: 2 v. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Dando, William A. 1934-


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