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Civilizing natures : race, resources, and modernity in colonial South India

Author: Kavita Philip
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kavita Philip
ISBN: 0813533600 9780813533605 0813533619 9780813533612
OCLC Number: 51867943
Description: viii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A local story : English mud --
Forests --
Plantations --
Ethnographers --
Christianity --
A global story : imperial science rescues a tree --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Kavita Philip.
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