Land Of Feast And Famine

Author: Helge Ingstad
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 9780773509115
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Helge Ingstad's life in the Canadian Arctic spanned the 1920s and 1930s.

Feast Or Famine

Author: Reginald Horsman
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 0826266363
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"Drawing on the journals and correspondence of pioneers, Horsman examines more than a hundred years of history, recording components of the diets of various groups, including travelers, settlers, fur traders, soldiers, and miners.

Feast And Famine

Author: Leslie Clarkson
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191543678
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Ireland was a land of woods, bogs, and mountains and even in the most
Anglicized regions settlement was sparse. In 1672 Sir William Petty pointed out
the benefits to agricultural production that would flow from a more densely
populated country.2 Only Dublin with a population of no more than 8,000 in 1550
and fewer still in 1600, but with as many as 50,000 or 60,000 people in 1700,
depended on a sophisticated market system for its food supplies.3 1 L. M. Cullen,
'Economic trends, ...

Time

Author: Donna Schaper
Publisher: Wood Lake Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1770648127
Size: 69.98 MB
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Discussing and then moving beyond the systemic sources of the time famine, Schaper’s ultimate goal is to explore “the inner way, the way we have internalized the commandments of multiple systems and feel bad or wrong or in violation or ...

Australia

Author: Douglas Pike
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521096041
Size: 64.26 MB
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The boasted possibilities of the land have made a myth akin to the American ' Go
west young man' ; but no myth can make the desert blossom like a rose, for
Australia is a land of feast or famine. Its crowded cities as well as lonely sheep
stations know how floods alternate with water scarcity. The southern coast has
regular winter rains and the north a reliable summer 'wet', but in between rainfall
fluctuates widely. Records show Australia as the driest continent, though
averages have ...

Australia

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Publisher: CUP Archive
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The boasted possibilities of the land have made a myth akin to the American ' Go
west young man' ; but no myth can make the desert blossom like a rose, for
Australia is a land of feast or famine. Its crowded cities as well as lonely sheep
stations know how floods alternate with water scarcity. The southern coast has
regular winter rains and the north a reliable summer 'wet', but in between rainfall
fluctuates widely. Records show Australia as the driest continent, though
averages have ...

Grand Adventure

Author: Benedicte Ingstad
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773549692
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In A Grand Adventure, the Ingstads’ daughter Benedicte tells the story of their remarkable lives spent working together, sharing poignant details from her parent’s private letters, personal diaries, their dinner table conversations, and ...

The Land Of Hunger

Author: Piero Camporesi
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780745608884
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In this highly original book, Camporesi explores the two worlds of feast and famine in early modern Europe.