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

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 interventiona...

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Main Author: Rajan, S. Ravi
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 2006, 2006
Series:Oxford historical monographs / Oxford historical monographs
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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
Physical Description:xv, 286 p. ill
ISBN:9780191707827