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Author Rajan, S. Ravi.

Title Modernizing nature : forestry and imperial eco-development 1800-1950 / S. Ravi Rajan
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 286 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Summary Professor Rajan explores the origins, institutionalisation and politics of the sciences and systems of knowledge underlying colonial framework of environmental management. He disagress with historigraphical and social scientific approaches arguing that it had cognitive, ideological and interventionalist traditions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Forests and forestry -- Colonies -- Great Britain.
Forests and forestry -- History -- 19th century.
Forests and forestry -- History -- 20th century.
Environmental management -- Colonies -- Great Britain.
Environmental management -- History -- 19th century.
Environmental management -- History -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191707827 ebook