Environment and Ethnicity in India, 1200-1991

Environment and Ethnicity in India, 1200-1991

by Sumit Guha
     
 

An analysis of environment and ethnicity through the history of forest communities in western India, first published in 1999.See more details below

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An analysis of environment and ethnicity through the history of forest communities in western India, first published in 1999.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521028707
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2006
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Indian History and Society Series, #4
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

'Rama, Sita and Lukshmana in the forest'; List of maps; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Glossary; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. From the archaeology of mind to the archaeology of matter; 2. Subsistence and predation at the margins of cultivation; 3. State formation in the highland forests, 1350–1800; 4. The peoples of the Sahyadri under Marathas and British; 5. The central Indian forest from Mughal suzerainty to British control; 6. The central Indian forest under early British rule; 7. Identity and aspiration: not noble savage but savage noble; 8. The high colonial period and after: new patterns of authority and power; 9. From sanctuaries to safeguards: policies and politics in twentieth-century India; Conclusion; Afterword; Bibliography; Index.

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