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Dispossession and resistance in India

Alf Gunvald Nilsen

Dispossession and resistance in India

the river and the rage

by Alf Gunvald Nilsen

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlf Gunvald Nilsen
SeriesRoutledge advances in South Asian studies -- 16
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB2100.M29 N55 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 231 p. :
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24476548M
ISBN 100415558646, 0203854977
ISBN 109780415558648, 9780203854976
LC Control Number2009039608
OCLC/WorldCa326670489


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This book deals with the controversies on developmental aspects of large dams, with a particular focus on the Narmada Valley projects in India.

Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork and research, the author draws on Marxist theory to craft a detailed analysis of how local demands for resettlement and rehabilitation were transformed into a radical anti-dam campaign linked to national and.

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