The Unquiet Woods

The Unquiet Woods

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A short history of the Chipko movement in India, one of the world's most famous examples of a grassroots environmental protest movement. This is a revised and expanded edition of a widely-reviewed book originally published in 1990.Summarizing the experience of a century, the official manual of silviculture remarks that foresters have, over time, learnt a#39;to turn ... cumulative impact of these strategies of management and control on the relationship between humans and forest in Uttarakhand ? ... manipulate the customary use of the forest in order to enable sustained timber production. ... Although the government had, in certain areas, made over limited tracts of aquot; F. C. Ford Robertson, Our Forests (Allahabad, 1936), p.

Title:The Unquiet Woods
Author:Ramachandra Guha
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2000


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