Food and revolution : fighting hunger in Nicaragua, 1960-1993 /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Berth, Christiane (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2021]
Series:Pitt Latin American series.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations Used throughout This Book
  • Map of Nicaragua
  • Introduction
  • Chapter One. Growing Tensions: The Agro-export Economy, Food Culture, and Nutrition Surveys, 1950-1965
  • Chapter Two. Tensions Revealed: Food Politics, Natural Disaster, and Social Conflicts, 1965-1979
  • Chapter Three. The Enthusiastic Founding Stage: Early Revolutionary Food Policy, 1979-1982
  • Chapter Four. The Revolutionary Consumer: Food Consumption, National Self-Sufficiency, and External Aggression in the Early 1980s
  • Chapter Five. Food Policy Deteriorates into Crisis Management: Economic Cuts, Industrial Agriculture, and Food Aid in the Mid-1980s
  • Chapter Six. Food Policy in Tatters: The Return of Hunger during Economic Transition, 1988-1993
  • Chapter Seven. Caribbean Transitions: Agricultural Colonization, Nostalgia, and Food Cultures, 1960s-1990s
  • Epilogue. Nicaragua's Role in the Debates on Food Security and Food Sovereignty, 1980s-2019
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index