Author Amitav Ghosh on the 'profound destabilisation' of the planet

Author Amitav Ghosh's book, The Nutmeg's Curse, argues that it is in colonialism that the origins of the contemporary climate crisis lie. PHOTOS: MATHIEU GENON, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS
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NEW YORK - Author Amitav Ghosh's latest book, The Nutmeg's Curse, is a searing account of Western colonialism's violent exploitation of the natural environment and the colonised.

Subtitled "Parables For A Planet In Crisis", it argues that it is in colonialism that the origins of the contemporary climate crisis lie.

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