This Fissured Land
An Ecological History of India (Oxford India Perennials Series)
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This Fissured Land, first published in 1992, presents an interpretative history ecological history of the Indian subcontinent. 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. Part Two provides a fresh interpretative history of pre-modern India along with an ecological interpretation of the caste system. In Part Three, the authors draw upon a huge wealth of source material in their socio-ecological analysis of the modes of resource use introduced in India by the British. The Second Edition comes with a new Preface by the authors.   Salient Features 20th anniversary of initial publication. Unique collaboration between eminent ecologist and well-known sociologist and historian. Second edition includes new preface by authors.


This Fissured Land, first published in 1992, presents an interpretative history ecological history of the Indian subcontinent. 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. Part Two provides a fresh interpretative history of pre-modern India along with an ecological interpretation of the caste system. In Part Three, the authors draw upon a huge wealth of source material in their socio-ecological analysis of the modes of resource use introduced in India by the British.

The Second Edition comes with a new Preface by the authors.

AuthorMadhav Gadgil
BindingPaperback
EAN9780198077442
Edition2
ISBN0198077440
Height550 mm
Length850 mm
Width70 mm
Weight97 g
LanguageEnglish
Language TypePublished
Number Of Items1
Number Of Pages312
Package Quantity214
Product GroupBook
Publication Date2012-11-05
PublisherOxford University Press
StudioOxford University Press
Sales Rank55265

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  • The author associated with This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India (Oxford India Perennials Series) is Madhav Gadgil.
  • The EAN for This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India (Oxford India Perennials Series) is 9780198077442.
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  • The height for This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India (Oxford India Perennials Series) is 550 mm.
  • The length for This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India (Oxford India Perennials Series) is 850 mm.
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