Of myths and movements: rewriting Chipko into Himalayan history

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Verso, 2000 - History - 272 pages
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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

Contents

Passages from History to Nature
13
Naturalised Himalaya
43
Himalayan Backwardness
66
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

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