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Poverty in World History (Hardback)

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A genuinely global survey of world poverty from 1500 to the present day, Poverty in World History focuses upon the period from around 1500 onwards when poverty became a global issue, and uses the process of globalization as the chief lens through which to study and understand poverty in world history.





The result is both a tying together of significant strands of world history, and an examination of changing attitudes towards poverty and poor relief throughout the world. This wide ranging study underscores a major consequence of increased cultural and economic interaction among the world's societies, highlighting the similarities and differences in impacts and responses to the resulting 'smaller' globe. Topics include:









innovations in early modern poor relief

the causes of trends towards a globalization of poverty after 1500

poor relief since 1945 to the present

poverty, morality and the state.

History & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryGeneral & world historyHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesPoverty & unemployment Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 01/11/2006 ISBN-13: 9780415254588  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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