Colonialism, Development, and the Environment 2015 (Innbundet)

Railways and Deforestation in British India, 1860-1884


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2015
Antall sider: 208
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781137494566
Kategori: Naturvitenskap
Omtale: Colonialism, Development, and the Environment 2015
This study explores the confluence of economy and ecology in British India, showing that Britain initiated economic development strategies in India in order to efficiently extract resources from it. It looks specifically at how state railway construction and forest conservation efforts took on a cyclical, almost symbiotic relationship.

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