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Understanding green revolutions : agrarian change and development planning in South Asia : essays in honour of B.H. Farmer

Author: B H Farmer; Tim Bayliss-Smith; Sudhir Wanmali
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a critical examination of the truth behind the stereotype that there is a Green Revolution in agricultural technology.

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Named Person: B H Farmer; Bertram Hughes Farmer; B H Farmer; B H Farmer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: B H Farmer; Tim Bayliss-Smith; Sudhir Wanmali
ISBN: 0521249422 9780521249423
OCLC Number: 9762053
Description: x, 384 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface Sir Joseph Hutchinson; Part I. Understanding Green Revolutions: An Overview: 1. The agricultural revolution in Western Europe David B. Grigg; 2. Land reform as a pre-condition for Green Revolution in Latin America Clifford T. Smith; 3. Frogs and farmers: the Green Revolution in India, and its murky past Christopher J. Baker; 4. Agrarian change and the Merchant State in Tamil Nadu Barbara Harriss; Part II. Agrarian Change at Village Level: 5. Agrarian policy and agrarian change in tribal India Stuart Corbridge; 6. Migration and agrarian change in Garhwal district, Uttar Pradesh William Whittaker; 7. Agricultural development in Tamil Nadu: two decades of land use change at village level Robert W. Bradnock; 8. Energy flows and agrarian change in Karnataka: the Green Revolution at micro-scale Tim P. Bayliss-Smith; 9. Income and wealth disparities in a land settlement of the Sri Lanka dry zone Vidyuamali Samarasinghe and S. W. R. de A. Samarasinghe; 10. Agrarian structure and agricultural innovation in Bangladesh: Panimara village, Dhaka district Steve Jones; 11. A structural analysis of two farms in Bangladesh Graham P. Chapman; Part III. Development Planning and Agrarian Change: 12. Rural-based models for rural development: the Indian experience Sudhir Wanmali; 13. Planning and agrarian change in East Africa: appropriate and inappropriate models for land settlement scenes Deryke G. R. Belshaw; 14. Metropolitan expansion in India: spatial dynamics and rural transformation K. V. Sundaram and V. L. S. Prakasa Rao; 15. Green Revolution and water demand: irrigation and ground water in Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu C. M. Madduma Bandara; 16. Social organisation and irrigation: ideology, planning and practice in Sri Lanka's settlement schemes John C. Harriss; 17. Environmental hazard and coastal reclamation: problems and prospects in Bangladesh David R. Studdart and John S. Pethick; 18. Beyond the Green Revolution: a selective essay Robert Chambers; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Tim P. Bayliss-Smith and Sudhir Wanmali.
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