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By Betsy Hartmann

A quiet violence this present day stalks the villages and shanty cities of the 3rd international, the violence of useless starvation. during this publication, 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 employees - and a few of the not-so-poor those that make the most of their distress. The villagers' poverty isn't fortuitous, because of the divine dispensation or person failings of personality. particularly, it's the end result of an extended historical past of exploitation, culminating in a social order which this present day advantages a number of on the rate of many.

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