India's Wildlife History: An Introduction

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Orient Blackswan, 2005 - Natural history - 135 pages
The Book Focuses On Key Landmarks In The History Of Indian Wildlife - Both Its Conservation And Decline. Chapters On The Ancient And Medieval Periods Sketch Out India`S Early Wildlife History. Nature`S Retreat Against Human Onslaught Over The Past Two Centuries, And Effrots To Reverse That Trend, Are Addressed In Detail. The Past Can Seve As A Guide To Options For The Present. It Can Reveal Strategies For A Future In Which Wildlife And People Coexist. This Book Ends By Looking Ahead And Identifies Workable Ways To Conserve India`S Vanishing Wildlife.
 

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Contents

The Forest and the Field in Ancient India
1
The Hunt and the Wilderness in Mughal India
11
Venomous Snakes and Dangerous Beasts
22
Princely Hunts and Royal Preserves
35
Contests Over Game
46
Storks Groves and Antelopes
60
From Gun to Camera
68
Independent Indias Naturalists
80
Project Tiger and After
94
The Second Wildlife Crisis
108
Bibliography
124
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