Monsoon Landscapes: Spatial Politics and Mercantile Colonial Practicein India
2014 (English)In: Rachel Carson Centre Perspectives, ISSN 2190-5088, 29-35 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The British were unable to establish control over northeast Bengal due to the region’s climate and ecology, especially its fluid riverine systems. The ephemeral nature of land itself in Northeast Bengal made the region an “ungovernable” space for the British rulers. This “fluid nature” was incompatible with the ruling methods and the land-revenue settlement the East India Company tried to establish.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
München: Ludwig-Maximilians Universität , 2014. 29-35 p.
Asia, India, Environmental history, Legal history, Northeast India
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-166854OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-166854DiVA: diva2:814139
QC 201506232015-05-202015-05-202015-06-23Bibliographically approved