Of myths and movements: rewriting Chipko into Himalayan history

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Verso, 2000 - History - 272 pages
Rangan appraises the grassroots social resistance within its cultural context to scrutinize the myths surrounding indigenous 'tree huggers'.

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A decent history of the Indian tree-hugging movement, Chipko, and how they managed to influence public policy with regard to the environment in India. Read full review


Passages from History to Nature
Naturalised Himalaya
Himalayan Backwardness

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Rangan is at the School of Geography and Environmental Science at Monash University in Victoria, Australia.