Build The Wall Or Build The Hedge

Thanks to Atlas Obscura for this obscure fact in the atlas … The British Once Built a 1,100-Mile Hedge Through the Middle of India Build The HedgeBuild The Hedge Illustration By Nigel Sussman via Atlas Obscura

Telling … and maybe a lesson for the β€˜wall’ advocates ….

Through the whole of its existence, the Great Hedge of India was beset by difficulties and never quite accomplished its purpose.

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More than a century later, the writer Moxham went looking for traces of this living monument to British hegemony and persistence.

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