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Tropical pioneers human agency and ecological change in the highlands of Sri Lanka, 1800-1900 by James L. A. Webb

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Published by Ohio University Press in Athens .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rain forest ecology -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 19th century,
  • Agricultural ecology -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 19th century,
  • Human ecology -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 19th century,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-233) and index.

StatementJames L.A. Webb, Jr.
SeriesOhio University Press series in ecology and history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH183.5 .W435 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 243 p. :
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13630128M
ISBN 100821414275, 0821414283
LC Control Number2001058810
OCLC/WorldCa48550996

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