Shifting Ground – People, Animals, and Mobility in India’s Environmental History
Edited by Mahesh Rangarajan and K. Sivaramakrishnan, Oxford University Press
This weighty book, containing 10 essays by as many scholars – and a comprehensive introduction by its eminent editors – is clearly meant for consumption primarily by other scholars. To this reviewer, who can at best describe himself as a discerning reader, the adjective ‘esoteric’ often came to mind while thumbing through its 310 pages.
Given the extremely wide … Read More