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A new idea each morning : how food and agriculture came together in one international organisation / Wendy Way.

Way, Wendy, (author.).
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Subject: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
International organization.
Intellectual cooperation.
Food supply > International cooperation.
Agriculture > International cooperation.
Food Industry.
Technology, Industry, and Agriculture.
Health Care Economics and Organizations.
Social Sciences.
Technology, Industry, Agriculture.
Delivery of Health Care.
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena.
International Agencies.
International Cooperation.
Food Supply.
Genre: Electronic book.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781922144119
  • ISBN: 1922144118
  • ISBN: 9781922144102
  • ISBN: 192214410X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, portraits
  • Publisher: Canberra : ANU E Press, [2013]

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General Note: Title from PDF (viewed on 8/10/2013).
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Preliminary pages; Illustration; Preface and Acknowledgments; List of Figures; List of Tables; Imperial Currency and Weights; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part A: Visions of Empire; Prologue; 1. Renmark; 2. Working with Bruce; 3. A Vision of Empire; 4. The Vision Ends; Part B: The League of Nations; Prologue; 5. The Wheat Crisis of the 1930s; 6. 'The Marriage of Health and Agriculture'; 7. A Vision for the League of Nations; Part C: A New Deal for the World; Prologue; 8. The War of Ideas; 9. 'A Keen Outsider'; 10. 'A New Era in the World's History'; Afterword; Appendix I; Appendix 2.
Summary: "The creation of an international organisation bringing together the needs of the hungry and the interests of farmers seems so logical that it is hard to imagine how revolutionary it was in the first half of the twentieth century"--Intrduction.
Language Note: English.
Action Note: Selected for archiving
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