Unsaddling a horseman

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History Today
Vol. 59, no. 6 (June 2009), p. 30-32

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Famines are less likely today than at any time in history, although climate change, economic crises and regional wars mean they will never disappear completely. Cormac O'Grada looks at the causes of famine, their horrific effects and the considerable problems historians have in recording them