Religion and Ecology in India and Southeast Asia
What part can Hindu and Buddhist traditions play in resolving the ecological problems facing India and South East Asia? David Gosling's exciting study, based on extensive fieldwork, is of global significance: the creation of more sustainable relationships between people and the natural world is one of the most urgent social and environmental problems of the new millennium. David Gosling looks at the religions historically and from a contemporary perspective.
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2 Ecology and Hindu Tradition
3 Ecology and Modern India
4 Struggles for the Forests
5 Ecology and Buddhism
A Case Study
7 India Since Independence
8 Signs of Hope
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