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Title Nature, culture, imperialism : essays on the environmental history of South Asia / edited by David Arnold and Ramachandra Guha.

Published Delhi : Oxford University Press, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.700954 NATU    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 376 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Series Studies in social ecology and environmental history.
Studies in social ecology and environmental history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Themes and Issues in the Environmental History of South Asia / David Arnold and Ramachandra Guha -- I. Forests, Pastoralists and Agrarian Society in Mughal India / Chetan Singh -- II. Pastoralists in a Colonial World / Neeladri Bhattacharya -- III. Whose Trees? Forest Practices and Local Communities in Andhra, 1600-1922 / Atluri Murali -- IV. British Attitudes Towards Shifting Cultivation in Colonial South India: A Case Study of South Canara District 1800-1920 / Jacques Pouchepadass -- V. Maps as Markers of Ecological Change: A Case Study of the Nilgiri Hills of Southern India / R. Prabhakar and Madhav Gadgil -- VI. Small-Dam Systems of the Sahyadris /David Hardiman -- VII. Models of the Hydraulic Environment: Colonial Irrigation, State Power and Community in the Indus Basin / David Gilmartin --VIII. The Environmental Costs of Irrigation in British India: Waterlogging, Salinity and Malaria / Elizabeth Whitcombe.
IX. Inland Waters and Freshwater Fisheries: Some Issues of Control, Access and Conservation in Colonial India / Peter Reeves -- X. The Conquest of Smoke: Legislation and Pollution in Colonial Calcutta / M.R. Anderson -- XI. The Resurgence of Community Forest Management in the Jungle Mahals of West Bengal / Mark Poffenberger.
Other author Arnold, David, 1946-
Guha, Ramachandra.
Subject South Asia -- Environmental conditions.
ISBN 0195640756