Gallipoli and famine

Peter FitzSimons discusses the disastrous World War One campaign from an Australian perspective, while Cormac Ó Gráda talks about the history of hunger. 

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On the centenary of the Battle of Gallipoli, Australian writer Peter FitzSimons describes the disastrous Allied campaign of 1915. Meanwhile, historian Cormac Ó Gráda, author of Eating People Is Wrong, explains how famines occasionally resulted in cannibalism.

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