New PDF release: A Quiet Violence: View from a Bangladesh Village

By Betsy Hartmann

A quiet violence at the present time stalks the villages and shanty cities of the 3rd international, the violence of unnecessary starvation. during this publication, Bengali-speaking americans 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 employees - and a few of the not-so-poor those who benefit from their distress. The villagers' poverty isn't really fortuitous, due to the divine dispensation or person failings of personality. quite, it's the final result of a protracted 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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