"Macroeconomic and Environmental History: The Impact of Currency Depreciation on Forests in British India, 1873–93"

A closer examination of India’s monetary history reveals that there exist many similarities between the effects of structural adjustment programs and those of monetary disturbances in the last quarter of the nineteenth century due to the depreciation of the rupee.

"A Month in the Life of José Salud, Forester in the Spanish Philippines, July 1882"

For one month, we are able to follow an assistant forester on his daily rounds about the province of Capiz on Panay Island, as the forest was transformed from a resource and a refuge into an arena where state management practices and indigenous customary rights competed alongside those who saw trees as nothing more than a commercial enterprise.