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This Fissured Land (Studies in Social Ecology & Environmental History)

by Mahdav Gadgil

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Published by OUP India .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL7394244M
ISBN 100195630270
ISBN 109780195630275

This Fissured Land, first published in , presents an interpretative history ecological history of the Indian 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 . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Habitats in human history --Forest and fire --Caste and conservation --Conquest and control --The fight for the forest --Biomass for business --Competing claims on the sibility.

The fissured land: An ecological history of India: Madhav Gadgil and Ramachandra Guha. Oxford University Press, Delhi, , pp. ISBN This book represents the first systematic attempt to write an ecological history of India. Madhav Gadgil, a professor of ecological sciences, and Ramachandra Guha, a professor of sociology who writes history, present in this volume a collaborative perspective on the subcontinent which is .

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This Fissured Land book. Read 10 This Fissured Land book from the world's largest community for readers. Using a general theory of ecological history, the authors provid /5(10). Ecologist Madhav Gadgil and historian Ramachandra Guha offer fresh perspectives both on the ecological history of India and on theoretical issues of interest to environmental historians regardless of geographical osing data from India with the ecological literature on lifestyles as diverse as those of modern Americans and Amazonian Indians, the authors analyze the social.

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About The Book This landmark book, by two widely admired scholars, has defined the trajectory of environmental historiography in the Indian subcontinent. An interpretive historical account of the use and abuse of forest resources in the subcontinent from pre-modern tines to the British Raj, This Fissured Land remains a unique socio-historical study of ecological realities in India.

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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. This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India Ramachandra Guha T+ Project Description Ecologist Madhav Gadgil and historian Ramachandra Guha offer fresh perspectives both on the ecological history of India and on theoretical issues of interest to environmental historians regardless of geographical specialization.

This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India. Madhav Gadgil and Ramachandra Guha. This book emphasizes the significance of various ways of resource use in India.

This book is divided into three parts. The first part examines the several forms of restraint on resource use reported from human societies. Download This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India ebook free Type: ebook pdf, ePub Publisher: University of California Press Released: Ma Page Count: Language: English ISBN ISBN Download link: This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India eBook Description.

About the Book: This omnibus brings together two books that history. The first book, This Fissured Land, presents an interpretative ecological history of the sun-continent.

It off. This Fissured Land An Ecological History of India. by Madhav Gadgil (Author), Ramachandra Guha (Author) March ; First Edition; Paperback $; Title Details. Rights: Available in United States, Canada Pages: ISBN: This book emphasizes the significance of various ways of resource use in India.

This book is divided into three parts. The first part examines the several forms of restraint on resource use reported from human societies.

In the second part, a new interpretation of how the cultural and ecological mosaic of Indian society came together is discussed. In this case, 'This Fissured Land' was not only published by Oxford University Press, but was, twenty years later, selected by the same from hundreds of other books.

In the first part of the book, the authors present a general theory of ecological history which attempts a paradigm shift from Weberian and Marxian theories of human society. Here they ask under what conditions humans exercise prudence in their use of natural resources; they examine infrastructures, property systems, political ideologies, religions, social idioms and the belief structures that.

This is an omnibus edition of two books that have radically altered our understanding of Indian history. This Fissured Land presents an interpretive ecological history of the sub-continent.

Ecology and Equity is a spirited intervention into the environment-development debate. Book Reviews: MADHAV GADGIL AND RAMACHANDRA GUHA, This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India, Oxford University Press, Delhi,xiv + pp., Rs.

David Ludden Studies in History 1, This Fissured Land (Paperback) An Ecological History of India. By Madhav Gadgil, Ramachandra Guha. University of California Press,pp. Publication Date: Ma. Since I am older than most readers, permit me to begin by looking backwards.

Twenty-five years ago, Madhav Gadgil and I published This Fissured Land, a book on India’s environmental predicament, past and present. One reviewer, the British historian, E. P. Thompson, said he put down our book “in a state of depression”.This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India.

By Mahadav Gadgil and Ramachandra Guha. Berkeley: University of California Press, xiv, pp. $ (cloth); $ (paper).

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