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Damuda: Sacred Water Narratives on Environmental Loss and Conflict in the Upper and Middle Damodar River Basin

By: Sayantoni Datta

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Shimla, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies: 2017

Seller ID: 901306

ISBN: 9789382396543


Damuda: Sacred Water, looks at narratives around environmental loss and conflict along the upper valley of the Damodar River Basin in eastern mainland India. The river Damodar flowing through Jharkhand and West Bengal is often used as a poignant metaphor to indicate environmental loss in the lives of local and indigenous folk living here. The upper tract of the Damodar, is a site of large scale industrialisation since the 1950s, home to the oldest coal mines, steel plants and hydroelectric dams of India. On its journey, the book traverses through different spatial remains along this tract..... View more info