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Damodaran, Vinita

The East India Company and the Natural World

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: New Imperial and Environmental Histories of the Indian Ocean
Alan Lester

2. Botanical Explorations and the East India Company: Revisiting ‘Plant Colonialism’
Deepak Kumar

3. Medicine and Botany in the Making of Madras, 1680–1720
Anna Winterbottom

4. Robert Wight and his European Botanical Collaborators
H. J. Noltie

5. The East India Company, Famine and Ecological Conditions in Eighteenth-Century Bengal
Vinita Damodaran

6. Colonial Private Diaries and their Potential for Reconstructing Historical Climate in Bombay, 1799–1828
George Adamson

7. Mischievous Rivers and Evil Shoals: The English East India Company and the Colonial Resource Regime
Rohan D’Souza

8. The Rafflesia in the Natural and Imperial Imagination of the East India Company in Southeast Asia
Timothy P. Barnard

9. ‘A proper set of views’: The British East India Company and the Eighteenth-Century Visualization of South-East Asia
Geoff Quilley

10. Unlikely Partners: Malay-Indonesian Medicine and European Plant Science
Jeyamalar Kathirithamby-Wells

11. Plants, Animals and Environmental Transformation: Indian-New Zealand Biological and Landscape Connections, 1830s–1890s
James Beattie

12. St Helena as a Microcosm of the East India Company World
A. T. Grove

13. Afterword
Vinita Damodaran

Keywords: Geography, Environmental Geography, History of Science, History, general, Imperialism and Colonialism, Human Geography, Environment, general

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in World Environmental History
Page amount
316 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137427274
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-49109-4

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