The Hunger Winter

@inproceedings{Zwarte2020TheHW,
  title={The Hunger Winter},
  author={Ingrid de Zwarte},
  year={2020}
}
This thesis investigates political and social responses to the Dutch famine, popularly known as the “Hunger Winter” of 1944-45, which occurred in the western Netherlands during the final months of the German occupation. In their review of responses to the food shortage, previous studies on the Hunger Winter have generally only considered the role of the state and those of self-serving individuals. I argue that this orthodox view on food provisioning has overlooked vital forms of societal… 

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TLDR
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