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A forest history of India / Richard P. Tucker.

By: Tucker, Richard P.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, c2012Description: xviii, 249 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9788132106937 (hbk.).Subject(s): Forest policy -- India -- History | Forests and forestry -- India -- History | Forests and forestry -- Economic aspects -- India -- History | Forests and forestry -- Social aspects -- India -- HistoryDDC classification: 333.750954 TUC Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Forest management and imperial politics: Thana District, Bombay, 1823-1887 -- The forests of the Western Himalayas: the legacy of British colonial administration -- The British colonial system and the forests of the Western Himalayas, 1815-1914 -- The historical context of social forestry in the Kumaon Himalayas -- The evolution of transhumant grazing in the Punjab Himalaya -- The British empire and India's forest resources: the timberlands of Assam and Kumaon, 1914-1950 -- The depletion of India's forests under British imperialism: planters, foresters, and peasants in Assam and Kerala -- The commercial timber economy under two colonial regimes in Asia -- Resident peoples and wildlife reserves in India: the prehistory of a strategy -- Nontimber forest products policy in the Western Himalayas under British rule.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Forest management and imperial politics: Thana District, Bombay, 1823-1887 -- The forests of the Western Himalayas: the legacy of British colonial administration -- The British colonial system and the forests of the Western Himalayas, 1815-1914 -- The historical context of social forestry in the Kumaon Himalayas -- The evolution of transhumant grazing in the Punjab Himalaya -- The British empire and India's forest resources: the timberlands of Assam and Kumaon, 1914-1950 -- The depletion of India's forests under British imperialism: planters, foresters, and peasants in Assam and Kerala -- The commercial timber economy under two colonial regimes in Asia -- Resident peoples and wildlife reserves in India: the prehistory of a strategy -- Nontimber forest products policy in the Western Himalayas under British rule.

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