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Modernizing nature : forestry and imperial eco-development 1800-1950

Author: S Ravi Rajan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Oxford historical monographs
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contributes to the debate regarding the origins, institutionalization, and politics of the sciences and systems of knowledge underlying colonial frameworks of environmental management. This work  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S Ravi Rajan
ISBN: 0199277966 9780199277964
OCLC Number: 873682992
Description: XV, 286 Seiten
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. A Contract with Nature ; 3. The Empire of Nature ; 4. The Empire Strikes Back ; 5. The Imperial Environmentalist ; 6. The Contested Legacy ; Appendices 1-4 ; Bibliography ; Index
Series Title: Oxford historical monographs
Responsibility: S. Ravi Rajan.

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