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Wylie, Diana, 1948-
Starving on a full stomach [electronic resource] : hunger and the triumph of cultural racism in modern South Africa / Diana Wylie
Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, c2001
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 Electronic Book  RA645.N87 (INTERNET)    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Malnutrition -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century
Famines -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century
Nutrition policy -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century
Subject South Africa -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
Subject(s) Racism -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xiv, 319 p. : ill., map. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-298) and index
Contents Cultural racism's fertile ground. European cultural pride: an evaluation -- Before the land was lost: African food culture in the nineteenth century. The benevolent father: an embattled rationale for white supremacy. The politics of famine: state paternalism in rural South Africa, 1910-1948 -- Scientific paternalism: hunger and the measurement of urban poverty, 1910-1948. People without science: a modern rationale for white supremacy. The threat of "race deterioration": nutritional research in industrial context -- Missionaries of science: the growth of the malnutrition syndrome, 1920-1960. The triumph of scientism and cultural essentialism. Denial and coercion: the state response to the malnutrition syndrome, 1940s to 1960s -- Epilogue: the heritage of disrespect
Note Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, MPublishing, 2013. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet
Series Reconsiderations in southern African history
ACLS Humanities E-Book
Alternate Author American Council of Learned Societies

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