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A forest history of India

Author: Richard P Tucker
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE, ©2011.
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This collection of articles by noted environmental historian Richard P Tucker is an attempt to trace Indian forest history from the colonial era to its post-Independence legacy. It is a study of the evolution of forest policy at the national level, in counterpoint with management at the provincial and local levels, primarily in the Himalayan districts. A Forest History of India highlights the two main strains of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tucker, Richard P., 1938-
Forest history of India.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE, ©2011
(DLC) 2011041477
(OCoLC)756045656
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Tucker
ISBN: 9788132109280 8132109287 1283422298 9781283422291
OCLC Number: 775362014
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 249 pages)
Contents: Forest management and imperial politics: Thana District, Bombay, 1823-1887 --
The forests of the Western Himalayas: the legacy of British colonial administration --
The British colonial system and the forests of the Western Himalayas, 1815-1914 --
The historical context of social forestry in the Kumaon Himalayas --
The evolution of transhumant grazing in the Punjab Himalaya --
The British empire and India's forest resources: the timberlands of Assam and Kumaon, 1914-1950 --
The depletion of India's forests under British imperialism: planters, foresters, and peasants in Assam and Kerala --
The commercial timber economy under two colonial regimes in Asia --
Resident peoples and wildlife reserves in India: the prehistory of a strategy --
Nontimber forest products policy in the Western Himalayas under British rule.
Responsibility: Richard P. Tucker.

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