Hunger: An Unnatural History
Basic Books, 2006 M09 5 - 272 páginas
Every day, we wake up hungry. Every day, we break our fast. Hunger is both a natural and an unnatural human condition. In Hunger, Sharman Apt Russell explores the range of this primal experience. Step by step, Russell takes us through the physiology of hunger, from eighteen hours without food to thirty-six hours to three days to seven days to thirty days. In quiet, elegant prose, she asks a question as big as history and as everyday as skipping lunch: How does hunger work?
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - vpfluke - LibraryThing
I wasn't sure I was going to like this book when I first brought it home from the library. But, as I began to read it, I found it very engaging. Russell, has done quite a bit of research, and takes ... Leer comentario completo
I highly recommend this book. It's not easy because the author brings something we all know into our minds in a subtle yet vivid way.
Real hunger is not a game.
THE HUNGER DISEASE STUDIES
THE MINNESOTA EXPERIMENT
THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF HUNGER
PROTOCOLS OF FAMINE
AN END TO HUNGER
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