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Environment And History

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ISBN: 9788178356013    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2008     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 290        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Mahua Sarkar, is Professor of History, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Her first monograph is entitled 'Justice in a Gothic Edifice' and her second edited volume is on 'Women...Read more
Description About The Author:- Mahua Sarkar, is Professor of History, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Her first monograph is entitled 'Justice in a Gothic Edifice' and her second edited volume is on 'Women in History'. She is currently engaged in her researches on Environmental History, funded by the Welcome Trust, U.K., and Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi. Professor Sarkar has contributed a number of articles on environmental history and has edited a book 'The Indian Vistas of Environment', with professor Chittabrata Palit. She has been awarded the 'Shiksha Rattan Puraskar', by the India International Friendship Society for the year 2007.Contents:- Preface • Acknowledgements • Introduction • List of Contributors • Taming the Forest: A Review of Early Indian Perception and Practice • Imaging the Ganga: Culture and Ecology of the River • Agriculture, Horticulture and Environment • Environmentalism in the Context of forestry and Forestry Researches in India (1865-1972) • Sanitation, Empire, Environment: Bengal (1880-1920) • The Fisheries in Environmental History: From Colonial Management to Sustainable Development • Kolaghat Thermal Power Plant: An Environmental Hazard • History of Environmental Awakening in West Bengal • Puranic Focus on the Vegetal World: An Ecological Perspective • Socio-Economic Vulnerability and the Cultural Perceptions of the Storms • Water Management in Medieval India: Towards in Economic Dexterity and Ecological Sustainability • History of Water as a Development Discourse • Index.About The Book:- The Crisis Of The Present Environment Is To Be Understood Only From Our Perceptions Of What Happened In The Past. This Book On Environmental History Is An Attempt To Give Some Historical Information On The Different Facets Of Environment In India. It Will Bridge The Gap Between Environmental Studies And History., About The Author:- Mahua Sarkar, Is Professor Of History, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Her First Monograph Is Entitled 'Justice In A Gothic Edifice' And Her Second Edited Volume Is On 'Women In History'. She Is Currently Engaged In Her Researches On Environmental History, Funded By The Welcome Trust, U.K., And Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi. Professor Sarkar Has Contributed A Number Of Articles On Environmental History And Has Edited A Book 'The Indian Vistas Of Environment', With Professor Chittabrata Palit. She Has Been Awarded The 'Shiksha Rattan Puraskar', By The India International Friendship Society For The Year 2007., Content:- Preface • Acknowledgements • Introduction • List Of Contributors • Taming The Forest: A Review Of Early Indian Perception And Practice • Imaging The Ganga: Culture And Ecology Of The River • Agriculture, Horticulture And Environment • Environmentalism In The Context Of Forestry And Forestry Researches In India (1865-1972) • Sanitation, Empire, Environment: Bengal (1880-1920) • The Fisheries In Environmental History: From Colonial Management To Sustainable Development • Kolaghat Thermal Power Plant: An Environmental Hazard • History Of Environmental Awakening In West Bengal • Puranic Focus On The Vegetal World: An Ecological Perspective • Socio-Economic Vulnerability And The Cultural Perceptions Of The Storms • Water Management In Medieval India: Towards In Economic Dexterity And Ecological Sustainability • History Of Water As A Development Discourse • Index.
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