1st Edition

Colonialism, Environment and Tribals in South India,1792-1947





ISBN 9780367177317
Published April 30, 2019 by Routledge India
238 Pages

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This book offers a birds eye view of the economic and environmental history of the Indian peninsula during colonial era. It analyses the nature of colonial land revenue policy, commercialisation of forest resources, consequences of coffee plantations, intrusion into tribal private forests and tribal-controlled geographical regions, and disintegrat

Table of Contents

List of tables List of Abbreviations Preface  Acknowledgement  Introduction 1. Pre colonial tribal system (prior to 1793) 2. Geographical encroachment 3.  Colonial agrarian policies (1793 1872) 4. Colonial agrarian policies (1872 1947) 5. Commercialization of forests  6.  Commercial forest policy and tribal private forests 7.  Plantation collision and appropriation of tribals 8.  Impact of external factors Conclusion  Bibliography  Glossary  Index

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