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Empire forestry and the origins of environmentalism

Author: Greg Barton
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge studies in historical geography, 34.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What we now know of as environmentalism began with the establishment of the first empire forest in 1855 in British India. The empire forestry movement spread rapidly throughout the world, and Gregory Barton's pioneering study is amongst the first to look at the origins of environmentalism in global perspective.
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Barton, Greg.
Empire forestry and the origins of environmentalism.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002727131
(OCoLC)49872224
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Barton
ISBN: 0511042485 9780511042485 9780511493621 0511493622 9780511045615 0511045611 0511148259 9780511148255 6610434115 9786610434114
OCLC Number: 56321580
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 192 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The great interference --
3. Empire forestry and British India --
4. Environmental innovation in British India --
5. Empire forestry and the colonies --
6. Empire forestry and American environmentalism. 7. From empire forestry to Commonwealth forestry.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in historical geography, 34.
Responsibility: Gregory Allen Barton.
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