The Hungry Planet — The Modern World at the Edge of Famine - Georg BorgstromThe Macmillan Company New York, 1967, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper frayed at the spine ends and corners. Price Clipped. Edges of the text block lightly tanned, heavier so at the top edge. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.
Revised edition. [First Edition: 1965] From the cover: “The Hungry Planet is a chilling report on man’s failure to live up to the simplest obligation of human survival: making sure of the next meal. Georg Borgstrom, a leading international authority on food utilization and world nutrition, points out that, in order to feed even the present world population adequately, we would have to double our food production overnight. With supreme ingenuity we might achieve and sustain this goal within forty or fifty years. But by that time, at its current rate of growth, our population will have doubled.
Size: 8¼" x 5¾"
Number of Pages: [IX] 507
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