"Science, Environment and Empire History: Comparative Perspectives from Forests in Colonial India"

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Sivaramakrishnan, K. “Science, Environment and Empire History: Comparative Perspectives from Forests in Colonial India.” Environment and History 14, no. 1 (Feb., 2008): 41–65. doi:10.3197/096734008X271850. Books reviewed in this essay: Agrawal, Arun. Environmentality: Technologies of Government and the Making of Subjects. New Ecologies for the Twenty-first Century. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005. Anker, Peder. Imperial Ecology: Environmental Order in the British Empire, 1895–1945. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001. Arnold, David. The Tropics and the Traveling Gaze: India, Landscape and Science, 1800–1856. Culture, Place, and Nature. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006. Barton, Gregory A. Empire Forestry and the Origins of Environmentalism Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography 34. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Drayton, Richard. Nature’s Government: Science, Imperial Britain, and the ‘Improvement’ of the World. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. Rajan, S. Ravi. Modernizing Nature: Forestry and Imperial Eco-Development, 1800–1950. Oxford Historical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. All rights reserved. © 2008 The White Horse Press