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The Green Revolution: Reading

Vandana Shiva, The Violence of the Green Revolution (London: Zed, 1991).


Paul and Betsy Hartmann, A Quiet Violence: The View from a Bangladesh Village (London: Zed, 1983).

B. H. Farmer, “Perspectives on the ‘Green Revolution’ in South Asia”. Modern Asian Studies 20, 1 (1986): 175-199.

W. D. Postgate, “Fertilizers for India’s Green Revolution: The Shaping of Government Policy”. Asian Survey 14, 8 (1974), 733-750.

M Torri, “Economic Policy and Political Gains: The First Phase of India’s Green Revolution (1966-1971).” Asia Quarterly 1 (1976), 3-34.

Kusum Nair, In Defense of the Irrational Peasant: Indian Agriculture after the Green Revolution (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979)

Akhil Gupta, Postcolonial developments: Agriculture in the Making of Modern India (Durham: Duke University Press, 1998).

Francine Frankel, India's Green Revolution: Economic Gains and Political Costs (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971).

T J Byres, B Crow and W Wan Ho, The Green Revolution in India: Third World Case Studies (Milton Keynes: Open University Press, 1983).