UNEARTHED – AN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY OF INDEPENDENT INDIA

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Protesting against dams, protecting tigers, hugging trees, saving seeds, making room for elephants, battling mountains of waste, fighting air pollution, coping with soaring temperatures-India and its people have shared a remarkable relationship with the environment.

From the Green Revolution to the National Action Plan on Climate Change, Unearthed: An Environmental History of Independent India chronicles the country’s historical movements and significant green missions since 1947. Interspersed with lots of trivia, tales of eco-heroes and humorous cartoons, this easy-to-read account uncovers the story of a past with the hope that we will rewrite India’s future.

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Carefully researched and lucidly written…the book covers a wide range of themes – forests, agriculture, air and water pollution – with balance and clarity. I recommend uneathed to Indians of all ages seeking an accessible overview of our environmental challenges.’
RAMACHANDRA GUHA, AUTHOR OF ENVIRONMENTALISM: A GLOBAL HISTORY

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Weight 225 g
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9780143450917

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