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By Lyanda Lynn Haupt

ISBN-10: 0316019100

ISBN-13: 9780316019101

There are extra crows now than ever. Their abundance is either a trademark of ecological imbalance and a beneficiant chance to hook up with the animal global. CROW PLANET reminds us that we don't have to head to remote locations to come across "nature." quite, even within the suburbs and towns the place we are living we're surrounded by way of wild lifestyles similar to crows, and during staring at them we will be able to increase our appreciation of the world's typical order. CROW PLANET richly weaves Haupt's personal "crow stories" in addition to medical and scholarly study and the heritage and mythology of crows, culminating in a ebook that's bound to make readers see the area round them in a truly various method.

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See also O’Brien, “The Foundations of European Industrialization: From the Perspective of the World,” in Economic Effects of the European Expansion, 1492–1824, edited by José Casas Pardo (Stuttgart: In Kommission bei F. Steiner, 1992), 463–502. 20 the global context 0 50 100 ASSAM KAMRUP KUCH BIHAR 150 km Brahmaputra R . oy rat Ka . aR Ganges R. BIHAR BHATI Rajmahal Tanda Gaur Malatipur Pad ma R. Murshidabad ly R. 1 Bengal in the Mughal age. Adapted from Richard Eaton, The Rise of Islam and the Bengal Frontier, 1204–1760 (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1993), map 4.

These jungly areas sheltered numerous wild animals, including tigers, lions, panthers, wolves, bears, and other large, dangerous predators, as well as wild boar, various species of deer, and other herbivores. Jungle zones also harbored indigenous tribal groups not assimilated into the caste system of Hindu society. These were usually seminomadic, shifting cultivators. Rebel zamindars, bandits, and others resisting the imperial regime fled to the jungles as well. Not surprisingly, imperial officials devised various measures to encourage forest clearing in every Mughal province.

35 (1982): 39. See also O’Brien, “The Foundations of European Industrialization: From the Perspective of the World,” in Economic Effects of the European Expansion, 1492–1824, edited by José Casas Pardo (Stuttgart: In Kommission bei F. Steiner, 1992), 463–502. 20 the global context 0 50 100 ASSAM KAMRUP KUCH BIHAR 150 km Brahmaputra R . oy rat Ka . aR Ganges R. BIHAR BHATI Rajmahal Tanda Gaur Malatipur Pad ma R. Murshidabad ly R. 1 Bengal in the Mughal age. Adapted from Richard Eaton, The Rise of Islam and the Bengal Frontier, 1204–1760 (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1993), map 4.

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