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Nature in the Global South: Environmental Projects in South and South-East Asia
Paul Greenough and Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
Price : ₹ 785.00  
ISBN : 9788125026525
Language : English
Pages : 440
Binding : Paperback
Book Size : 180 x 240 mm
Year : 2003
Series : New Perspectives in South Asian History
Territorial Rights : Restricted
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About the Book

A nuanced look at how nature has been culturally constructed in South and Southeast Asia, Nature in the Global South is a major contribution to the understandings of the politics and ideologies of environment and development in a postcolonial epoch. The essays in this volume examine how the tropics, the jungle, tribes, and peasants are understood and transformed; how shifts in colonial ideas about the landscape led to the extremely deleterious changes in rural well-being; and how uneasy environmental compromises are forged in the present among the rural, urban, and global allies.

Contributors (Author(s), Editor(s), Translator(s), Illustrator(s) etc.)

Paul Greenough is Professor in the Departments of History and Community and Behavioral Health at the Uninversity of Iowa. 

Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Cruz.