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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (2): 381–382.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Stanley E. Blake Zero Hunger: Political Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil . By Ansell Aaron . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2014 . Photographs. Maps. Figures. Tables. Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xiii, 239 pp. Paper , $32.95...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2022) 102 (2): 359–361.
Published: 01 May 2022
... farming. Land tenure studies imply inequality and hunger, but Berth addresses those issues directly. Throughout much of Nicaragua's history, a basic diet of corn, beans, and rice was grown on small plots of land. But starting in the 1950s, the expansion of agricultural exports forced many campesinos off...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1969) 49 (2): 392.
Published: 01 May 1969
...Robert C. Eidt Born to Hunger . By Hopcraft Arthur . Boston , 1968 . Houghton Mifflin Company . Index . Pp. x , 257 . $4.50 . Copyright 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 This is an elegant book without the usual “parade of statistics” about problems of the deprived...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (3): 461–462.
Published: 01 August 1968
...Ramón E. Ruiz Campaigns against Hunger . By Stakman E. C. . Cambridge , 1967 . Harvard University Press . Illustrations. Maps. Tables. Notes. Index . Pp. xvi , 328 . $7.50 . Copyright 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 The Rockefeller Foundation has made possible...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1981) 61 (1): 142–144.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Edwin Lieuwen Hunger in a Land of Plenty . By Schuyler George W. . Cambridge, Mass. : Schenkman Publishing Co., Inc. , 1980 . Bibliography. Footnotes. Index. Chronology . Pp. 262 . Cloth . Copyright 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 This book is the by-product...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2024) 104 (2): 347–348.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Eve E. Buckley ebuckley@udel.edu A World without Hunger: Josué de Castro and the History of Geography . By Archie Davies . Liverpool Latin American Studies . Liverpool : Liverpool University Press , 2022 . Photographs. Figure. Notes. Index . viii, 259 pp. Cloth, $49.99...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (2): 375–376.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Enrique C. Ochoa El hambre de los otros is an outstanding collection and essential reading for students of contemporary Latin American history and for anyone interested in food studies, science studies, public policy, and the nation-state. The persistence of hunger and malnutrition amid plenty...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (3): 531–532.
Published: 01 August 1968
... bitterly on the fact that Peru, with millions of people suffering from hunger and malnutrition, currently exports vast quantities of fish meal to be used as stock feed in foreign countries. Almost every day newspapers highlight the nutritional crisis with screaming headlines: “Hunger is Peru’s Enemy Number...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1963) 43 (3): 448–450.
Published: 01 August 1963
... politicians is to remember that “people do not tolerate hunger” (p. 37). Her book is by no means one to interest only Brazilians! And what of the politicians who have the power to change social conditions? Carolina has little faith in them. Only at election time do they show up with their promises; once...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1982) 62 (3): 535–536.
Published: 01 August 1982
... land to people, and a long history of mass famines, China has virtually eradicated hunger and malnutrition among its 900 million people” (p. 11). When the revolution comes, Latin Americans may be comforted. Agribusiness in the Americas . By Burbach Roger and Flynn Patricia . New York...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1963) 43 (4): 549–551.
Published: 01 November 1963
... hemorrhages. After hunger and thirst, some died from gorging on fresh water. In addition to irritating insects, such as flies and mosquitos, they suffered from parasitic agents producing pediculosis, filiariasis, etc. This data from contemporary writings, especially those of Bernal Díaz del Castillo...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2000) 80 (3): 620–621.
Published: 01 August 2000
..., hygiene, education, and hunger, emphasizing the nation’s role in promoting modernity and the reformulation of and resistance to that project on the part of the indigenous population. As a literary scholar, Stephenson brings the tools and language of postmodern literary criticism to bear on a range...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (2): 324–326.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of neoliberalism, with hunger, the widening socioeconomic gap, and the spatial segregation of the urban poor pushing citizens to the streets. The first chapter looks at looting among soldiers fighting in the wars of independence. Looting, desertion, and subversion were forms of exerting agency and gaining...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 February 2008
.... About the only thing to vie with money in motivating them to violence was religious hatred or hunger. Moreau asks us to dwell less on what these wide-ranging rogues believed or wished for than on what they suffered. Daily life for the flibustier consisted mostly of hunger, thirst, and disease...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (2): 353–354.
Published: 01 May 2005
... with the worst income distribution records, only Namibia, Swaziland, Paraguay, Colombia, and Lesotho treat their poor worse than Brazil. Fernando Henrique Cardoso observed that Brazil is not a poor country; it is an unjust country. A United Nations emissary to Brazil commented that the hunger in Brazil...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (1): 172–174.
Published: 01 February 2021
..., unemployment, inflation, and debt crisis, was a common characteristic of everyday life during the military dictatorship (1976–83), and consequently access to food was a central demand of the labor protests and community uprisings that started in 1981. Hunger and the increasing public discussion...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (4): 702–704.
Published: 01 November 2015
... punctures the myth of an omnipotent Shining Path that outfoxed the military and counted on loyal and efficient commandos. Instead, Gavilán underlines the guerrillas' frequent hunger and lack of medicine and describes “victories” that consisted of vicious revenge against defenseless peasant communities...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (4): 745–746.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in the midst of the US invasion. The Virgin Mary had revealed to her Lucifer's multiplication of constitutions and legal reforms that would provoke the departure of the Spaniards, the closing of convents, and a reign of war and hunger. Madre Matiana had even predicted the devastating northern assault...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (1): 116.
Published: 01 February 1964
... to 1876, there is a brief account of 18th century Spanish and French activity. Most of the book is concerned with the difficulties of pioneer life—hunger and privation, and the ever-present Indian peril. The story is a familiar one in the old Southwest. Author Richardson of Hardin-Simmons University...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (2): 336.
Published: 01 May 1965
... goal is to paint “the cruel hardships and the gnawing hunger endured by the anonymous masses of obscure adventurers,” and from the chronicles and letters of that far-off age he has culled a wonderful collection of italicized anguish. But the tempo is too slow and the distractions of detail too great...