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Shifting landscapes : the making and remaking of village commons in India

Author: Rita Brara
Publisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Study conducted in Rajasthan, India.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brara, Rita.
Shifting landscapes.
New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)655073364
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Brara
ISBN: 0195673018 9780195673012
OCLC Number: 63271864
Description: ix, 321 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. 'Commons' policy as practice : the state of Rajasthan (1955-95) --
3. Village commons and the public sphere --
4. Perspectives on commons' encroachment --
5. changing pattern of animal ownership and fodder provisioning --
6. Are grazing lands 'wastelands'? --
7. Conclusions : the making and remaking of village commons.
Responsibility: Rita Brara.
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