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An environmental history of postcolonial North India : the Himalayan Tarai in Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal

Author: Eric A Strahorn
Publisher: New York : P. Lang, ©2009.
Series: Postcolonial studies (New York, N.Y.), v. 2.
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An Environmental History of Postcolonial North India is a study of an increasingly important part of the Indian landscape. It examines the social process of accelerated land use as it has been affected by political and epidemiological factors and pays particular attention to the shifting representations of the landscape. As a contribution to the literature of the environmental history of India, this book examines  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Strahorn, Eric A., 1965-
Environmental history of postcolonial North India.
New York : P. Lang, ©2009
(DLC) 2009017068
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric A Strahorn
ISBN: 9781453904336 1453904336
OCLC Number: 774287582
Description: 1 online resource (168 pages).
Contents: The ecology of the Tarai --
The production of exoticism --
G.B. Pant and the U.P. government --
Realizing the ideal --
Outside the official paradigm --
The changing Tarai landscape.
Series Title: Postcolonial studies (New York, N.Y.), v. 2.
Responsibility: Eric A. Strahorn.

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An Environmental History of Postcolonial North India is a study of an increasingly important part of the Indian landscape. It examines the social process of accelerated land use as it has been affected by political and epidemiological factors and pays particular attention to the shifting representations of the landscape. As a contribution to the literature of the environmental history of India, this book examines the questions of agricultural colonization, wildlife conservation, and disease control.

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