Hungry Eyes

To Western eyes, famine is an event. In the developing world people understand famine not as an extraordinary event but as an extension of normality. Fintan O'Toole dismantles this stereotype and traces the evolution of our understanding of famines, starting with the Irish Great Hunger.

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19970820
Genome: [r4 Bd=19951101]

In the developing world people understand famine not as an extraordinary event, but as an extension of normality - a normality unimaginable to most people in the West. Fintan O'Toole dismantles the stereotypes and traces the evolution of our understanding of famine, starting with the Irish Great Hunger. Producer Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951101]

Producer: Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970820]

To western eyes, famine is an extraordinary event. In the developing world, people understand famine as an extension of normality - a normality unimaginable to most people in the west. Fintan O'Toole dismantles the stereotype and traces the evolution of our understanding of famine. Producer Mary Price Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970820]

To western eyes, famine is an extraordinary event. In the developing world, people understand famine as an extension of normality - a normality unimaginable to most people in the west. Fintan O'Toole dismantles the stereotype and traces the evolution of our understanding of famine. Producer Mary Price Repeat