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Green imperialism [] : colonial expansion, tropical island Edens and the origins of environmentalism, 1600-1860 / Richard H. Grove,...

Auteur principal : Grove, Richard HPublication : Cambridge, New York, Melbourne : Cambridge university Press, 1995Description : 1 vol. (XIV-540 p.) : ill., cartes, couv. ill. ; 24 cmISBN : 0-521-40385-5 ; 978-0-521-40385-6 ; 0-521-56513-8 ; 978-0-521-56513-4.Dewey: 333.7/2/0903 ; 363.7Bibliographie: Bibliogr. p. 487-525. Index.Suject - Auteur collectivité : ; ; Sujet - Nom d'actualité : Philosophie de la nature ;Colonisation -- Influence ;Écologisme -- Histoire Sujet : Politique ;Environnement ;Biologie ;Impérialisme ;Empire ;Écologie
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Bibliogr. p. 487-525. Index

Edens, islands, and early empires Indigenous knowledge and the significance of south-west India for Portuguese and Dutch constructions of tropical nature The English and Dutch East India companies and the seventeenth-century environmental crisis in the colonies Stephen Hales and some Newtonian antecedents of climatic environmentalism, 1700-1763 Protecting the climate of paradise: Pierre Poivre and the conservation of Mauritius under the ancien regime Climate, conservation and Carib resistance: the British and the forests of the eastern Caribbean, 1760-1800 The beginnings of a global environmentalism: professional science, oceanic islands, and the East India Company, 1768-1838 Diagnosing crisis: the East India Company medical services and the emergence of state conservationism in India, 1760-1857 Conclusion: The colonial state and the origins of western environmentalism

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