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Animals, Persons, Gods: Negotiating Ambivalent Relationships with Captive Elephants in Chitwan, Nepal

Piers Locke

in Conflict, Negotiation, and Coexistence: Rethinking Human–Elephant Relations in South Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467228
eISBN:
9780199087570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467228.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History, Environmental History

Focusing on the government elephant stables of the Chitwan National Park in Nepal, this chapter asks how mahouts negotiate relations with elephants that involve trust and domination, cooperation and ... More


Conflict, Coexistence, and the Challenge of Rethinking Human–Elephant Relations

Piers Locke

in Conflict, Negotiation, and Coexistence: Rethinking Human–Elephant Relations in South Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467228
eISBN:
9780199087570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467228.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Environmental History

This chapter considers the complex ways humans and elephants affect each other socially, historically, and ecologically. Concerned with interspecies coexistence in environments now so transformed by ... More


Trans-Species Colonial Fieldwork: Elephants as Instruments and Participants in Mid-Nineteenth-Century India

Julian Baker

in Conflict, Negotiation, and Coexistence: Rethinking Human–Elephant Relations in South Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467228
eISBN:
9780199087570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467228.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History, Environmental History

Examining the role of elephants in the colonial fieldwork of geologist Valentine Ball and botanist Joseph Hooker in British India, this chapter asks us to consider elephants in histories of ... More


Tenting the Circus

Nisha P R

in Jumbos and Jumping Devils: A Social History of Indian Circus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780199496709
eISBN:
9780190992088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199496709.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The itinerant character of the circus is best exemplified by tents. All life and work in the circus happens in and around various tents. The disasters related to circus also inevitably bring in the ... More


Conduct and Collaboration in Human–Elephant Working Communities of Northeast India

Nicolas Lainé

in Conflict, Negotiation, and Coexistence: Rethinking Human–Elephant Relations in South Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467228
eISBN:
9780199087570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467228.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History, Environmental History

This chapter ethnographically explores the relations between humans and elephants in logging operations in terms of interspecies labour, presenting elephants as collaborating participants rather than ... More


Introduction

Ulrike Kirchberger

in Environments of Empire: Networks and Agents of Ecological Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655932
eISBN:
9781469655956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655932.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The introduction outlines the concept of the volume. It briefly sketches the state of research, it defines the key issues and it outlines the structures, dimensions and outreaches of the networks ... More


Environments of Empire: Networks and Agents of Ecological Change

Ulrike Kirchberger and Brett M. Bennett (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655932
eISBN:
9781469655956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655932.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The age of European high imperialism was characterized by the movement of plants and animals on a historically unprecedented scale. The human migrants who colonized territories around the world ... More


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