The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis by Amitav Ghosh

The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis

Amitav Ghosh

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336 pages | first published 2021

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In this ambitious successor to The Great Derangement, acclaimed writer Amitav Ghosh finds the origins of our contemporary climate crisis in Western colonialism's violent exploitation of human life and the natural environment. A powerful work of h...
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