Essay Review: Famine in Zimbabwe
The major arguments of this attractively written and easily comprehensible publication are: pre-colonial famines did not normally cause mass starvation and were not responsible for the low population before 1900. Under colonialism food shortage changed its character from famine which killed directly (though few people) to structural malnutrition of the poor.
Full Text LinksDöpcke, W. (1990) Iliffe,J. (1990) Famine in Zimbabwe in Zambezia Vol 17, no.1 (pp 101-106), UZ, Mt Pleasant, Harare: UZ Publications.
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