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The Resource Environment and empire, William Beinart and Lotte Hughes

Environment and empire, William Beinart and Lotte Hughes

Label
Environment and empire
Title
Environment and empire
Statement of responsibility
William Beinart and Lotte Hughes
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Environment and Empire uncovers the fascinating interaction between people and the elements in very different British colonies throughout the world. Providing a rich overview of socio-environmental change, driven by imperial forces, this fascinating new study examines a key global historical process of the last 500 years. British imperial authorities were concerned about overexploitation and the potential risks to nature and material production, and this book examines the rise of. conservation as a result. It also looks at political reassertions by colonised peoples over natural resources, who
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beinart, William
Dewey number
304.209171/241
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF551
LC item number
.B45 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hughes, Lotte
Series statement
Oxford history of the British Empire companion series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human ecology
  • Natural resources
  • Plant ecology
  • Great Britain
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • British colonies
  • Ecology
  • Human ecology
  • Natural resources
  • Plant ecology
  • Great Britain
Label
Environment and empire, William Beinart and Lotte Hughes
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-382) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Environmental Aspects of the Atlantic Slave Trade and Caribbean Plantations -- 3. The Fur Trade in Canada -- 4. Hunting, Wildlife, and Imperialism in Southern Africa -- 5. Imperial Travellers -- 6. Sheep, Pastures, and Demography in Australia -- 7. Forests and Forestry in India -- 8. Water, Irrigation, and Agrarian Society in India and Egypt -- 9. Colonial Cities: Environment, Space, and Race -- 10. Plague and Urban Environments -- 11. Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis in East and Central Africa -- 12. Imperial Scientists, Ecology, and Conservation -- 13. Empire and the Visual Representation of Nature -- 14. Rubber and the Environment in Malaysia -- 15. Oil Extraction in the Middle East: The Kuwait Experience -- 16. Resistance to Colonial Conservation and Resource Management -- 17. National Parks and the Growth of Tourism -- 18. The Post-Imperial Urban Environment -- 19. Reassertion of Indigenous Environmental Rights and Knowledge -- Select Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z -- Last Page
Control code
190843938
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (395 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281164193
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)190843938
Label
Environment and empire, William Beinart and Lotte Hughes
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-382) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Environmental Aspects of the Atlantic Slave Trade and Caribbean Plantations -- 3. The Fur Trade in Canada -- 4. Hunting, Wildlife, and Imperialism in Southern Africa -- 5. Imperial Travellers -- 6. Sheep, Pastures, and Demography in Australia -- 7. Forests and Forestry in India -- 8. Water, Irrigation, and Agrarian Society in India and Egypt -- 9. Colonial Cities: Environment, Space, and Race -- 10. Plague and Urban Environments -- 11. Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis in East and Central Africa -- 12. Imperial Scientists, Ecology, and Conservation -- 13. Empire and the Visual Representation of Nature -- 14. Rubber and the Environment in Malaysia -- 15. Oil Extraction in the Middle East: The Kuwait Experience -- 16. Resistance to Colonial Conservation and Resource Management -- 17. National Parks and the Growth of Tourism -- 18. The Post-Imperial Urban Environment -- 19. Reassertion of Indigenous Environmental Rights and Knowledge -- Select Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z -- Last Page
Control code
190843938
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (395 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281164193
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)190843938

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