Bhopal Gas Tragedy (English)

Author : Suroopa Mukherjee
Photographer : Raghu Rai

With telling photographs, the book sifts detailed research, examining the causes and tracing the fallout of the world's worst-ever industrial tragedy at the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal, 1984.

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Age 14+
Specifications 48 pages; 11” x 8.5”; black & white; soft cover
ISBN 81-86895-84-1
First Published 2005
Tags industrial disaster, tragedy, death, loss, safety, environment, pollution, Bhopal gas disaster

Powerful pictures

"The pictures by Raghu Rai powerfully evoke the unbearable magnitude of suffering for posterity. Written as a blow-by-blow account and dovetailed with explanations about DDT, as well as maps of other Asian toxic hot zones, this well-researched and lucidly written book is a must buy to remind us never to forget and to familiarise our young with this horror." - December 2002, Outlook

Lucid and compelling

"Bhopal Gas Tragedy is a lucid but relentless narrative of possibly the worst disaster in human history. It is also an exhaustive and updated compendium of information on the complex causes and the continuing aftermath of the tragic events of December 1984. This volume, part of the In Focus series, targets young people who are on the threshold of their careers. This compelling and user-friendly book... will leave both young and adult readers with a horrified, yet clear-headed and critical sense of how 'large companies, social systems and government agencies operate' together to cause a human tragedy which can be understood in rational and political terms. At a time when civil society seems to be particularly endangered in India, this book reminds its readers that information is power and obliviousness can be inhuman." - January 2003, The Telegraph

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Bhopal Gas Tragedy (English)

Bhopal Gas Tragedy (English)

With telling photographs, the book sifts detailed research, examining the causes and tracing the fallout of the world's worst-ever industrial tragedy at the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal, 1984.

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