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India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy
  • R. Guha
  • Political Science, History
  • 24 July 2007
Born against a background of privation and civil war, divided along lines of caste, class, language and religion, independent India emerged, somehow, as a united and democratic country. The story of
The Unquiet Woods: Ecological Change and Peasant Resistance in the Himalaya
Expanded Edition This new, expanded edition of The Unquiet Woods, Ramachandra Guha's pathbreaking study of peasant movements against commercial forestry, offers a new epilogue that brings the story
Radical American Environmentalism and Wilderness Perservation: A Third World Critique
I present a Third World critique of the trend in American environmentalism known as deep ecology, analyzing each of deep ecology's central tenets: the distinction between anthropocentrism and
This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India.
In the first part of the book, the authors present a general theory of ecological history which attempts a paradigm shift from Weberian and Marxian theories of human society. Here they ask under what
Ecology and Equity: The Use and Abuse of Nature in Contemporary India
Environmental destruction is seen a matter of worldwide concern but as a Third World problem. Ecology and Equity explores the most ecologically complex country in the world. India's peoples range
Varieties of Environmentalism: Essays North and South
Part 1: The Environmentalism of the Poor From Political Economy to Political Ecology Poverty and the Environment: A Critique of the Conventional Wisdom Towards a Cross-Cultural Environmental Ethic
Environmentalism: A Global History
I. ENVIRONMENTALISM'S FIRST WAVE. 1. Going Green. 2. Back-to-the Land! 3. The Ideology of Scientific Conservation. 4. The Growth of the Wilderness Idea. Afterward: Some Who Don't Fit. II.
Ecological conflicts and the environmental movement in India.
Nature-based conflicts have increased in frequency and intensity in India. They revolve around competing claims over forests, land, water and fisheries, and have generated a new movement struggling
A Corner of a Foreign Field: The Indian History of a British Sport
C. K. Nayudu and Sachin Tendulkar naturally figure in this book, but so too, in arresting and unexpected ways, do Mahatma Gandhi and Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The Indian careers of those great English