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Three famines

Through the lens of the most devastating food crises in modern history - the Gorta Mor of British-ruled Ireland, the great famine of British-ruled Bengal in 1943, and the string of famines that plagued Ethiopia during the 1970s and 1980s, this title discusses the history of three of the terrible famines in modern times.


West Bengal (149)


Ethiopia (235)
India (1,945)
Ireland (2,156)

Other geographical areas

Great Rift Valley (58)
Ethiopian Highlands (58)
Ganges Plain (285)
Eastern Africa (1,319)
Southern Asia (1,809)
Ireland (Island of) (2,384)
Africa (5,755)