The Unquiet Woods: Ecological Change and Peasant Resistance in the Himalaya

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This new, expanded edition of The Unquiet Woods, Ramachandra Guha's pathbreaking study of peasant movements against commercial forestry, offers a new epilogue that brings the story of Himalayan social protest up-to-date, reflecting the Chipko movement's continuing influence in the wider world. A new appendix charts the progress of environmental history in India. The bibliography and index have been revised and updated.

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Ramachandra Guha is a historian and journalist living in Bangalore, India.

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"Fascinating reading. Guha is to be commended for his effort which constitutes a significant illustration of the insights which the trained historian and sociologist can offer in the examination of a contemporary social movement."--"Indian Express Magazine"

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