Nature Contained: Environmental Histories of Singapore by Timothy P. Barnard

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Each of the chapters in this volume – focusing on topics ranging from tigers and plantations to trade in exotic animals and the greening of the city, and written by botanists, historians, anthropologists, and naturalists – examines how humans have interacted with and understood the natural environment on a small island in Southeast Asia over the past 200 years, and conversely how this environment has influenced humans.

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Nature Contained: Environmental Histories of Singapore