Feeding the world: An economic history of agriculture, 1800-2000

Giovanni Federico

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Abstract

InFeeding the World, Giovanni Federico considers agricultural development over the past 200 years an outstanding success story. . . .Feeding the Worldwill be of great interest to economists, development specialists and policymakers, and all economic historians should read it. Methodologically, it is an excellent example of a quantitative economic history, grounded in theory but sensitive to empirical realities worldwide. Substantively, it provides an essential context for understanding economic development over the past 200 years on a global scale.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherPrinceton University Press
ISBN (Print)069112051X, 9780691120515
StatePublished - Dec 16 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)

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    Federico, G. (2010). Feeding the world: An economic history of agriculture, 1800-2000. Princeton University Press.