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By Betsy Hartmann

ISBN-10: 1480191612

ISBN-13: 9781480191617

ISBN-10: 9840510991

ISBN-13: 9789840510993

A quiet violence this present day stalks the villages and shanty cities of the 3rd global, the violence of unnecessary starvation. during this publication, Bengali-speaking americans take the reader to a Bangladesh village the place they lived for 9 months. There, the reader meets a number of the world's poorest humans - peasants, sharecroppers and landless employees - and a few of the not-so-poor those who take advantage of their distress. The villagers' poverty isn't really fortuitous, as a result of divine dispensation or person failings of personality. quite, it's the consequence of a protracted heritage of exploitation, culminating in a social order which this present day merits a number of on the cost of many.

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