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Becoming organic : nature and agriculture in the Indian Himalaya

Author: Shaila Seshia Galvin
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2021] ©2021
Series: Yale agrarian studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A rich, original study of the social and bureaucratic life of organic quality that challenges assumptions of what organic means.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Galvin, Shaila Seshia
Becoming Organic
New Haven : Yale University Press,c2021
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shaila Seshia Galvin
ISBN: 0300258089 9780300258080
OCLC Number: 1245662959
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 301 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
List of Abbreviations --
Introduction: Remaking the Agrarian on a Himalayan Frontier --
ONE. Fertile Ground --
TWO. The Limits of Transparency and the Farming of Trust --
THREE. Becoming Basmati --
FOUR. Market Imaginaries and the Horizons of Aspiration --
FIVE. Exhibiting Organic Uttarakhand --
Epilogue: Promises of Transformation --
Notes --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: Yale agrarian studies.
Responsibility: Shaila Seshia Galvin.

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