Fencing the forests: conservation and ecological change in India's central provinces 1860-1914

Fencing the Forest: Conservation and Ecological Change in India's Central Provinces 1860-1914 draws on archival and printed sources to shed new light on the ecological dimensions of the colonial impact on South Asia. The changing responses of rural forest users and the fortunes of the land they lived on are the key themes of this study. It will be useful to historians of modern India, the environment and wildlife, and anyone interested in ecological issues.