Demographic considerations are central to an understanding of famine, which is in turn essental for the formulation of an appropriate famine prevention policy. Arup Maharatna uses a wealth of historical material to develop a conceptual framework for examining the relationship between various demographic processes and famines in India during the colonial and post-colonial periods.
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Arup Maharatna, Head, Department of Economics, Burdwan University, West Bengal.Review:
`Dr Maharatna studies what has happened in Indian famines since the 1870s. His results are interesting.'
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0195637119
Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0195637119