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Modernizing NatureForestry and Imperial Eco-Development 1800-1950$
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S. Ravi Rajan

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199277964

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277964.001.0001

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A Contract with Nature

A Contract with Nature

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(p.21) 2 A Contract with Nature
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Modernizing Nature
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S. RAVI RAJAN

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277964.003.0002

This chapter provides an overarching account of the emergence of the idea of forest conservation in continental Europe from the mid-18th to the mid-19th centuries. The first part traces the emergence of the idea that forests offered physical or indirect climatic benefits. The second explores the evolution of the idea of direct utility, with particular reference to some of the traditions of political economy and state making co-terminous with the rise of scientific forestry in Europe.

Keywords:   forest conservation, continental Europe, climatic benefits

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