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Famine process and famine policy

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a case study of Ahmednagar District, Bombay Presidency, India, 1870-84
Abstract:

Ahmednagar District, in Bombay Presidency, was affected - along with much of South India - by a major drought in 1876-78, leading to famine relief by the Government of Bombay and considerable emigration and mortality. Recent literature, however, has suggested that famine is a complex, human and long-drawn-out process, rather than a sudden, natural phenomenon. This thesis seeks to identify that process among poor peasants in Ahmednagar between 1870 and 1884. It does so by examining their f...

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St. Antony's College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Faculty of Modern History

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Publication date:
2002
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602323376
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