By K. Sivaramakrishnan
Editors Arun Agrawal and ok. Sivaramakrishnan declare that rural social switch in India can't be understood with out exploring how environmental alterations articulate significant facets of agrarian transformations—technological, cultural, and political—in the final centuries. so one can learn those matters, they've got reached past the confines of unmarried disciplinary allegiances or methodological loyalties to collect anthropologists, historians, political scientists, geographers, and environmental scientists who're considerably trained through interdisciplinary study. Drawing on vast box and archival examine, the individuals exhibit the strong political implications of blurring the bounds among dichotomous cultural representations, mix conceptual analyses with particular case reviews, and view why competing powers selected to stress specific representations of land use or social family. through delivering a extra textured research of the way different types emerge and alter, this paintings deals the potential of developing an important alliances throughout populations that experience traditionally been assumed to lack mutual goals.
Agrarian Environments should be worthy to these in political technological know-how, Asian stories, 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, okay. Sivaramakrishnan, Ajay Skaria, Jennifer Springer, Darren Zook
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