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Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History #208 (10:29)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 01:20 According to John Green, what causes famine?
  2. 03:00 Where do most famines occur and why?
  3. 05:48 Why were British railroads a mixed blessing in India?
  4. 09:00 According to John Green, how does liberal economic theory not only help cause famines, but also make them worse?
  5. 09:55 How can John Green’s arguments be interpreted as in support of globalization?