Book>> Environmental Issues in India: a Reader

Forest histories have more often than not remained aloof from more broad-based economic histories of agrarian communities. As a result, narratives of the forest economy have focused almost entirely on the process offorest settlement. This article focuses on regional processes of territorialisation associated with revenue and forest settlement in the context of the Kolli Hills.

THE book tackles the stereotypical image long ascribed to American Indians. Anthropologist Shepard Krech III takes on the unenviable task of breaking through the myths cherished by the

all thought and human action, be it in the field of science or arts, is based on certain tenets. These principles have their origins in philosophical discourses propounded through the ages. All such

A pioneer in the field of environmental history, Donald Worster of the University of Kansas in the US highlights the importance of the subject in understanding present day ecological crises in a conversation with

Indians probably never cared much for centralised governance systems. History is full of examples from the days of Kautilya when rulers stabbed each other in the back for petty gains

• Geological studies in Kashmir have shown that the rise of the Pir Panjal range around four million years ago resulted in the formation of a vast lake, impounding drain- age in the

Salffam sarvaina idam All was water in the beginning Rig Veda

Humans are essentially a part of nature and it is impossible to disentangle human affairs from what is happening to forests, animals, insects and microorganisms Population pressure affects