Green Imperialism

Green Imperialism

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Green Imperialism is the first book to document the origins and early history of environmentalism, concentrating especially on its hitherto unexplained colonial and global aspects. It highlights the significance of Utopian, Physiocratic, and medical thinking in the history of environmentalist ideas. The book shows how the new critique of the colonial impact on the environment depended on the emergence of a coterie of professional scientists, and demonstrates both the importance of the oceanic island qEdenq as a vehicle for new conceptions of nature and the significance of colonial island environments in stimulating conservationist notions.In some of these essays the caste system has ... These attempts to introduce state control became much more frequent ... 22-46; George hrdosy, a#39;Deforestation in pre- and proto- historic South Asiaa#39;, in Grove and Damodaran, Essays, in press;anbsp;...

Title:Green Imperialism
Author: Richard H. Grove
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1996-03-29

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