Description : K. Sivaramakrishnan is Professor of Anthropology and Forestry and Environmental Studies and Director, South Asian Studies Council, Yale University. His research interests span environmental history, political anthropology, cultural geography, development studies, and science studies. Over the last fifteen years, much of his research has dealt with the colonial and contemporary history and anthropology of forests and wildlife conservation in eastern India. He is the author of several books and edited volumes, including India's Environmental History - A Reader: (Vol. 1: From Ancient Times to the Colonial Period, Vol. 2: Colonialism, Modernity, and the Nation), (co-edited with Mahesh Rangarajan), Orient Blackswan Press, The State in India After Liberalization (co-edited with Akhil Gupta), Routledge, 2010, Ecological Nationalisms: Nature, Livelihoods, and Identities in South Asia (co-edited with Gunnel Cederlof), Univ of Washington Press, 2006, Regional Modernities: The Cultural Politics of Development in India (co-edited with Arun Agarwal), Stanford University Press, 2006, Modern Forests: Statemaking and Environmental Change in Colonial Eastern India, Stanford University Press, 1999 & 2002, and Agrarian Environments: Resources, Representations and Rule in India (co-edited with Arun Agarwal), 2000.
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