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Empire and Environmental Anxiety: Health, Science, Art and Conservation in South Asia and Australasia, 1800-1920

Empire and Environmental Anxiety: Health, Science, Art and Conservation in South Asia and Australasia, 1800-1920
  

A new interpretation of imperialism and environmental change, and the anxieties imperialism generated through environmental transformation and interaction with unknown landscapes. Tying together South Asia and Australasia, this book demonstrates how environmental anxieties led to... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781349363018
Barcode 9781349363018
Published 25 May 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 1st ed. 2011
Author(s) By Beattie, J.
Series Palgrave Studies in World Environmental History
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ISBN-13 9781349363018
ISBN-10 1349363014
Stock Available
Status Available at publisher; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Imprint Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date 25 May 2011
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 1st ed. 2011
Edition 1st ed. 2011st
Author(s) By Beattie, J.
Series Palgrave Studies in World Environmental History
Category Asian / Middle Eastern History
Australasian & Pacific History
Social & Cultural History
Imperialism
Applied Ecology
Management Of Land & Natural Resources
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
Australian
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 148mm
Height: 210mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 522g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Environment, Environmental policy, Asia-History, Imperialism, Social history
NBS Text Geography & Earth Science: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 363.70561095409034
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

A new interpretation of imperialism and environmental change, and the anxieties imperialism generated through environmental transformation and interaction with unknown landscapes. Tying together South Asia and Australasia, this book demonstrates how environmental anxieties led to increasing state resource management, conservation, and urban reform.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review '...a rich and complex book..' -Journal of the Australian Garden History Society

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Author's Bio

JAMES BEATTIE has published nearly forty articles and chapters on Asian and Australasian environmental history, garden history, medical history, history of science and Asian art collecting, and sits on the editorial panels of several international journals, including Environment and History and New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies. He is Senior Lecturer, History Programme, University of Waikato, New Zealand.

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