Betsy Hartmann's A Quiet Violence: View from a Bangladesh Village PDF

By Betsy Hartmann

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

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