By Betsy Hartmann

ISBN-10: 1480191612

ISBN-13: 9781480191617

ISBN-10: 9840510991

ISBN-13: 9789840510993

A quiet violence at the present time stalks the villages and shanty cities of the 3rd international, the violence of pointless starvation. during this booklet, 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 workers - and a few of the not-so-poor those that cash in on their distress. The villagers' poverty isn't fortuitous, because of the divine dispensation or person failings of personality. really, it's the consequence of an extended background of exploitation, culminating in a social order which at the present time advantages a number of on the price of many.

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