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The East India Company and the Natural World - Palgrave Studies in World Environmental History (Hardback)
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The East India Company and the Natural World - Palgrave Studies in World Environmental History (Hardback)

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Hardback 297 Pages / Published: 02/12/2014
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This book is the first to explore the deep and lasting impacts of the largest colonial trading company, the British East India Company on the natural environment. The contributors - drawn from a wide range of academic disciplines - illuminate the relationship between colonial capital and the changing environment between 1600 and 1857.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137427267
Number of pages: 297
Weight: 530 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 22 mm


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"These essays present useful, interesting, and informative data gleaned from what is evidently exemplary research. ... As valuable contributions to the continuum of interdisciplinary history, they deserve long-term appreciation." (Arthur Macgregor, Archives of Natural History, Vol. 44 (1), March, 2017)

"These essays are uniformly strong, and this book is a timely and valuable collection. It is one more indication of the multidisciplinary possibilities entailed by environmental history. ... This compendium provides us with a more nuanced view of empire, one that greatly expands our understanding of imperial histories." (Christopher V. Hill, Environmental History, Vol. 21, April, 2016)

"This is a well-rounded and important collection that brings together scholars active in different sub-disciplines. ... The East India Company and the Natural world is an important volume, useful for specialists and for the classroom... ." (Jayeeta Sharma, Journal of Historical Geography, Vol. 51 (1), January, 2016)

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