Based on research conducted over two decades, this accessible and deeply felt book provides a provocative comparative history of environmentalism in two large ecologically and culturally diverse democracies India and the United States Ramachandra Guha takes as his point of departure the dominant environmental philosophies in these two countries identified as agrarianism in India and wilderness thinking in the U.S Proposing an inclusive social ecology framework that goes beyond these partisan ideologies, Guha arrives at a richer understanding of controversies over large dams, state forests, wildlife reserves, and He offers trenchant critiques of privileged and isolationist proponents of conservation, persuasively arguing for biospheres that care as much for humans as for other species He also provides profiles of three remarkable environmental thinkers and activists Lewis Mumford, Chandi Prasad Bhatt, and Madhav Gadgil Finally, the author asks the fundamental environmental question how much should a person or country consume and explores a range of answers Copub Permanent Black Best Read [ How Much Should a Person Consume? ] by [ Ramachandra Guha ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – thegreatwallonline.us
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- How Much Should a Person Consume?
- Ramachandra Guha
- 06 November 2017 Ramachandra Guha