Inventing global ecology : tracking the biodiversity ideal in India, 1947-1997 [E-Book] / Michael L. Lewis.
Lewis, Michael L.
Athens : Ohio University Press, 2004
[x], 305 pages : illustrations, mapages
englisch
Ohio University Press series in ecology and history
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : tracking elephants
  • Ch. 1. Tracking ideas : transnational science
  • Ch. 2. The Gateway to India : Salim Ali, S. Dillon Ripley, and the introduction of the new ecology to India
  • Ch. 3. Looking for the jungle : U.S. ecologists in India
  • Ch. 4. Scientists or spies? : ecology and Cold War suspicion
  • Ch. 5. "Modern" ecology comes to India : Madhav Gadgil and the CES
  • Ch. 6. Science to save the natural world : the ecology of conservation
  • Ch. 7. Indian science for Indian conservation : nationalism and wildlife biology
  • Ch. 8. All nature great and small : designing Indian nature preserves
  • Epilogue : conservation ecology crossing borders.