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Living with disasters : communities and development in the Indian Sundarbans / Amites Mukhopadhyay.Material type: BookPublisher: Delhi, India : Cambridge University Press, 2016Description: xxx, 178 pages : illustrations, maps 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107107281 (hbk.).Subject(s): Community development -- Sundarbans (Bangladesh and India) | Soil erosion -- Sundarbans (Bangladesh and India) | Soil management -- Sundarbans (Bangladesh and India) | Natural disasters -- Sundarbans (Bangladesh and India) | SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / GeographyDDC classification: 307.1409541 MUK Other classification: SCI030000
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Maps and illustrations; Tables and charts; Glossary; Acronyms; Acknowledgements; Note on transliteration; 1. Introduction; 2. From wasteland to wonderland: the making of a heritage site; 3. Governing the Sundarbans embankments today: between policies and practices; 4. Treading a fine path between river and land: livelihoods around embankments; 5. Beldars, embankments and governance: question of Aboriginality revisited; 6. Catching prawns, endangering embankments: sustainability-unsustainability rhetoric; 7. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
""Studies land erosion and the islanders' vulnerability and displacement in the disaster-prone Sundarbans in east India"--Provided by publisher"--