Download e-book for iPad: A Quiet Violence: View from a Bangladesh Village by Betsy Hartmann

By Betsy Hartmann

A quiet violence this present day stalks the villages and shanty cities of the 3rd international, the violence of unnecessary starvation. during this e-book, Bengali-speaking american citizens take the reader to a Bangladesh village the place they lived for 9 months. There, the reader meets a few of the world's poorest humans - peasants, sharecroppers and landless workers - and a few of the not-so-poor those who benefit from their distress. The villagers' poverty isn't fortuitous, as a result of divine dispensation or person failings of personality. relatively, it's the consequence of an extended historical past of exploitation, culminating in a social order which this present day merits a couple of on the price of many.

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