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The Violence of the Green Revolution: Ecological Degradation and Political Conflict

By: Vandana Shiva(Author)

192 pages, maps, tables

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The Violence of the Green Revolution

The Green Revolution has been heralded as a political and technological...

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Paperback | Oct 1991 | #9235 | ISBN: 0862329655
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As recent advances in biotechnology lead many countries towards a second green revolution, the author considers the catastrophic impact of the first green revolution on India. She shows how alternative agricultural and peasant systems were pushed aside for short term gain, and how this destroyed genetic diversity and soil fertility.

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