By K. Sivaramakrishnan
Editors Arun Agrawal and okay. Sivaramakrishnan declare that rural social swap in India can't be understood with out exploring how environmental alterations articulate significant elements of agrarian transformations—technological, cultural, and political—in the final centuries. with a purpose to study those matters, they've got reached past the confines of unmarried disciplinary allegiances or methodological loyalties to assemble anthropologists, historians, political scientists, geographers, and environmental scientists who're considerably educated by way of interdisciplinary study. Drawing on vast box and archival examine, the members exhibit the strong political implications of blurring the limits among dichotomous cultural representations, mix conceptual analyses with particular case stories, and view why competing powers selected to stress specific representations of land use or social family. by means of delivering a extra textured research of the way different types emerge and alter, this paintings bargains the potential of growing an important alliances throughout populations that experience traditionally been assumed to lack mutual goals.
Agrarian Environments may be worthy to these in political technological know-how, Asian reports, and environmental studies.
Contributors. Arun Agrawal, Mark Baker, Molly Chattopadhyaya, Vinay Gidwani, Sumit Guha, Shubhra Gururani, Cecile Jackson, David Ludden, Haripriya Rangan, Paul Robbins, Vasant Saberwal, James C. Scott, ok. Sivaramakrishnan, Ajay Skaria, Jennifer Springer, Darren Zook
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