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Nature in the global south : environmental projects in South and Southeast Asia / Paul Greenough and Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, editors.

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Durham : Duke University Press, 2003.

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xii, 428 pages ; 25 cm

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-409) and index.


Introduction / Paul Greenough, Anna Lowenhaupt -- PART I. SCALES, LOGICS, AND AGENTS -- Tropical knowledges -- Natures of culture: environment and race in the colonial tropics / Warwick Anderson -- Dividing lines: nature, culture, and commerce in Indonesia's Aru Islands, 1856-1997 / Charles Zerner -- Move from minor to major: competing discourses of nontimber forest products in India / Roger Jeffery ... [et al.] -- Rural landscaping -- Forest discourses in South and Southeast Asia: a comparison with global discourses / Michael R. Dove -- Agrarian allegory and global futures / Anna Lowenhaupt -- Foreign trees: lives and landscapes in Rajasthan / Ann Grodzins Gold -- PART II. TOWARD LIVABLE ENVIRONMENTS: COMPROMISES AND CAMPAIGNS -- States of nature / states in nature -- Pathogens, pugmarks, and political "emergency": the 1970s South Asian debate on nature / Paul Greenough -- Territorializing local struggles for resource control: a look at environmental discourses and politics in Indonesia / Nancy Lee Peluso -- Scientific forestry and genealogies of development in Bengal / K. Sivaramakrishman -- Uneasy allies -- Tribal politics and discourses of Indian environmentalism / Amita Baviskar -- Voices for the Borneo rain forest: writing the history of an environmental campaign / J. Peter Brosius -- Practical spirituality and community forests: monks, ritual, and radical conservatism in Thailand / Susan M. Darlington.


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