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Yeh Darakti Zameen

Bharat ka Paristhitik Itihas

Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: OUP India, New Delhi, India
Published: 5th Feb 2018
Dimensions: w 143mm h 213mm d 16mm
Weight: 300g
ISBN-10: 0199485208
ISBN-13: 9780199485208
Barcode No: 9780199485208
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. This book is the Hindi edition translated from English.

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