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Starving on a Full Stomach

Hunger and the Triumph of Cultural Racism in Modern South Africa

Diana Wylie (author)

ISBN: 9780813920689

Publication Date: Jul 2001

Format: Paperback

Also available as: Hardback  

An ideology of African ignorance arose in South Africa during the first half of the 20th century: Africans were hungry because they didn't know how to feed themselves properly. This work tells of the foods Africans ate, the maladies they suffered, and how the doctors and politicians reacted.

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Illustrations 10 b&w photographs, 2 line drawings
Pages 328
Date Published 29 Jul 2001
Publisher University of Virginia Press
Series Reconsiderations in Southern African History
Subject/s Social & cultural history   20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000   African history   Poverty & unemployment   Ethnic studies   Social discrimination   Personal & public health  

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