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World Food Security
A History since 1945
D. John Shaw

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Shaw, D. John.
World food security :a history since 1945/ D. John Shaw. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0023005535509 (alk. paper)

1. Food supply/History.

2. Food relief/Internationalcooperation/History.

3. Agricultural assistance/History.

4. Economic development/History.

5. Hunger/Prevention/History.

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