Author:Dhirendra Datt Dangwal

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Himalayan Degradation: Colonial Forestry and Environmental Change in India (Culture and Environment of South Asia Series)

By: Dhirendra Datt Dangwal

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Foundation Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025168

ISBN: 8175966319

Condition: New


Himalayan Degradation, Colonial Forestry and Environmental Change in India questions the recent trend of treating environmental and agrarian concerns as two separate domains. In this aspect, the book goes beyond the existing framework of environmental history that focuses only on the study of state policies and debates over redefining rights and examining protests. The author makes a careful study of the larger rural economy, emphasising the changing significance of pastoralism, trade and foraging in the life of the common people. He links forest degradation and environmental change to socioec... View more info