Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheat: Food Assistance in the Great Depression

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At no time during the Great Depression was the contradiction between agriculture surplus and widespread hunger more wrenchingly graphic than in the government's attempt to raise pork prices through the mass slaughter of miliions of "unripe" little pigs. This contradiction was widely perceived as a "paradox." In fact, as Janet Poppendieck makes clear in this newly expanded and updated volume, it was a normal, predictable working of an economic system rendered extreme by the Depression. The notion of paradox, however, ...

Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheat: Food Assistance in the Great Depression 2014, University of California Press, Berkeley

ISBN-13: 9780520277533

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Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheat: Food Assistance in the Great Depression 2014, University of California Press

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Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheat: Food Assistance in the Great Depression 1986, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813511214

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