The Bengal Delta: Ecology, State and Social Change, 1840-1943
Author: Iftekhar Iqbal
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Release Date: December 15, 2010
This book demonstrates how the dynamics of agrarian prosperity or decline, communal conflicts, poverty and famine could be understood more satisfactorily from an environmental perspective as well as discussions of states coercion and popular resistance, market forces and dependency, or contested cultures and consciousness.