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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 246–260.
Published: 01 August 2018
... with the new situation. They had to be reduced to enforceable laws by the various sharia schools. The empires inherited the Mesopotamian plains, which required irrigation on a large scale based on massive slave labor. Commercially acquired slaves became the norm, and large concentrations of imported slaves...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 463–472.
Published: 01 December 2010
... continued to serve as a market for the Central Eurasian horse trade. But as the city's irrigation canals deteriorated and its environs became a swamp, it was visited by repeated outbreaks of cholera and malaria, until the city was abandoned for the nearby shrine town of Mazar-e Sharif in the mid-nineteenth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 25–39.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., are undergoing important revision with ongo- and biophysical conditions, to enliven these in- ing irrigation and waterscape changes. Third, tersections. I also further these discussions by I concur with those who argue that political...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 96–103.
Published: 01 August 1992
.... But it remains largely backward and clude: underdeveloped due to the meagerness of infrastruc- (a) the irrigation of nearly 18 lakh (180,000) hectares tural facilities such as electricity, irrigation and roads. of land spread over 12 districts in Gujarat, about 75 Investigation into the potential...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1983) 3 (2): 15–30.
Published: 01 August 1983
...) of land in agryulture in Sugao are owner-culti- (unadjusted for irrigated and non- vators. Over the years land has been irrigated) for every person in the divided and subdivided among family village, by 1948 there were only...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 86–102.
Published: 01 May 2017
... ( 2002 ): 111 – 46 . Cole Donald P. Altorki Soraya . Bedouin, Settlers, and Holiday-Makers: Egypt's Changing Northwest Coast . Cairo : American University in Cairo Press , 1998 . Damiani Octavio . “Beyond Market Failures: Irrigation, the State, and Nontraditional Agriculture...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 454–475.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... “ Hydro-electric Progress in Mysore .” Students Quarterly Journal 5 , no. 19 ( 1935 ): 119 – 22 . Chatterton Alfred . “ The Industrial Progress of the Mysore State .” Journal of the Royal Society of Arts 73 , no. 3788 ( 1925 ): 714 – 45 . ———. Lift Irrigation . Madras : G...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (1): 12–25.
Published: 01 May 1989
... to be greater for ants (Karnataka). In most other areas, smallholders - agriculturally developed rural areas. Villages with poor faced with the reduced access to supplementary irrigation and low cropping intensity often experience landlease - either leased out to large farmers with bet- labor outflows...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 99–108.
Published: 01 August 1995
... of irrigation, forging a society that those facing the loss of their land and livelihood as a was over-bearing in bureaucratic control over the result of the construction of the dam. It will end subject population. * Wittfogel wrote to defend both with a discussion of the relationship between...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (1): 27–34.
Published: 01 May 1985
... policy. In so doing, I shall focus on issues relating of landless laborers in agriculture was too insignificant to to agricultural labor, indebtedness, 'free' trade, railroads and require statistical measurement, by 1872, 18 percent of the irrigation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and irrigation projects across the world and across history. Just as one would never think to detach “water” from the story of oceans in the maritime response to the territorial trap, an arid-lands response would not treat “water” as a separate category of analysis. The relationship between the landscape...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1983) 3 (2): 31–44.
Published: 01 August 1983
... failed to further shift of emphasis away from generate adequate levels of employment agriculture, community development, even during the earlier decade, and with irrigation and towards large scale investment decreasing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 1985
... , G.B. , ( 1853 ). Report on the Present State of Agriculture in the Punjab . (Lahore). White Jr. Lynn , ( 1973 ). Medieval Technology and Social Change . (London). Williamson , A.V. , ( 1931 ). “Indigenous Irrigation Works in Peninsular India”, The Geographical Review , XXI : 4...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1984) 4 (2): 11–21.
Published: 01 August 1984
... 244,000 tons to 875,000 tons. expenditure. Available information show a marked decline in Of the 22 million cultivable acres in the country, 2,634,000 caloric intake and standard of living, particularly at the or 12 percent are irrigated. Gravity flow schemes account lower end...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 20–26.
Published: 01 August 1988
... areas, linkage between such moderniza- rice, wheat, and corn, improved irrigation facilities, modem tion, infant mortality, fertility, migration and urbanization, pesticides and machinery, leading to increase in the produc- ecological imbalances, changes in family structure and other tivity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (1): 47–50.
Published: 01 May 1986
... crops to eat, fodder for their animals, firewood to burn, water to wash With an introduction by Gail Omvedt. with and drink as well a8 to irrigate their fields. Vanishing forest8 and drying up rivers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 44–53.
Published: 01 May 1990
... (mandua the pressure of processes of commoditization, thus, and jhangora), wheat (in Saklana four different varieties makes the FBZ a useful mirror within which to examine used to be grown), irrigated and rain-fed paddy, a vari- the possible changes the villages of Saklana might face ety of legumes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 109–118.
Published: 01 August 1995
... tropical and humid tropical areas and between and 1986 was only 18 percent.3 It is the latter period irrigated and monsoon-fed areas have been inter- that covers the Green Revolution phase, marked by preted in terms of the influence of the environ- considerable increases in the productivity of food...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 1981
.... In addition, during the long pe- through a combination of fortuitous cir- riod of anarchy that followed the collapse of cumstances became moneylenders themselves. the Mughal Empire, the few irrigation works At first, the moneylender's quest that did exist (mostly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2020
...-aesthetic paradigm of improvement. As an endemic presence in the archive of colonial agricultural, irrigation, engineering, and urban policy, waste figures variously as uncultivated or commonly held land and un- or underutilized water, such as the seepages of canals and watercourses, linking deficiency...
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