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The Unquiet Woods: Ecological Change and Peasant Resistance in the Himalaya

By: Ramachandra Guha(Author)

240 pages, 1 illustration, 1 map, 14 tables

University of California Press

Paperback | Feb 2000 | #212380 | ISBN: 0520222350
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Paperback | Dec 1994 | #33879 | ISBN: 0198629826
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Hardback | Dec 1990 | #8198 | ISBN: 0195622081
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About this book

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 of Himalayan social protest up-to-date, reflecting the Chipko movement's continuing influence in the wider world. A new appendix charts the progress of environmental history in India. The bibliography and index have been revised and updated.

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Ramachandra Guha is a historian and journalist living in Bangalore, India.

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