This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India 1 Edition

This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India 1 Edition (English, Paperback, MADHAV GADGIL, RAMACHANDRA GUHA)

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This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India 1 Edition  (English, Paperback, MADHAV GADGIL, RAMACHANDRA GUHA)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Oxford
    • Genre: Science
    • ISBN: 9780198077442, 0198077440
    • Edition: 1st
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    This Fissured Land, first published in 1992, presents an interpretative history ecological history of the Indian subcontinent. It offers a theory of ecological prudence and profligacy, testing this theory across the wide sweep of South Asian history. The book especially focuses on the use and abuse of forest resources. In Part One, the authors present a general theory of ecological history. Part Two provides a fresh interpretative history of pre-modern India along with an ecological interpretation of the caste system. In Part Three, the authors draw upon a huge wealth of source material in their socio-ecological analysis of the modes of resource use introduced in India by the British.

    The Second Edition comes with a new Preface by the authors.
     

    Salient Features

    • 20th anniversary of initial publication.
    • Unique collaboration between eminent ecologist and well-known sociologist and historian.
    • Second edition includes new preface by authors.
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    Table of Contents
    • Preface to the Second Edition
      Acknowledgements
      Prologue: Prudence and Profligacy
      Part One: A Theory of Ecological History
      1. Habitats in Human History
      Part Two: Towards A Cultural Ecology of Pre-Modern India
      2. Forest and Fire
      3. Caste and Conservation
      Part Three: Ecological Change and Social Conflict in Modern India
      4. Conquest and Control
      5. The Fight for the Forest
      6. Biomass for Business
      7. Competing Claims on the Commons
      8. Cultures in Conflict
      Bibliography
      Index

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    • MADHAV GADGIL, RAMACHANDRA GUHA
    Dimensions
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    • 140
    Height
    • 0.70
    Length
    • 5.5 in
    Weight
    • 340
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    5

    fantastic : loyola college history student

    a brilliant interpretation of ancient indian history on environment point of view...
    one could not refuse their logical interpretation about ecological and their interrelated history of hinduism and buddhism...(a interesting portion)

    colonial exploitation of forest (which indian freedom movement books forgot to mention )

    and marxial interpretation of economic mode and ecological use :

    a must read for history students (especially history stuudents) and
    it will take a day to finish this boo...
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    DONOT BUY IT OFF FLIPKART.

    THIS AMAZING BOOK ON ECOLOGICAL HISTORY IS SOLD ON FLIPKART AT A PRICE RANGING FROM RS. 549-595 WHEREAS THIS EDITION OF THE BOOK COSTS RS. 395 (AS PRINTED ON THE COVER ) EVERY WHERE ELSE , ONLINE OR OFFLINE. SO WHILE THIS IS A GREAT READ, DO BUY IT ELSEWHERE.
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    Super!

    Good book....
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