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Title Conflict, negotiation, and coexistence [electronic resource] : rethinking human-elephant relations in South Asia / edited by Piers Locke, Jane Buckingham.
Alternative Title Rethinking human-elephant relations in South Asia
Publication Info New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition First edition.



Descript x, 366 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Edition First edition.
Note Outgrowth of an international conference entitled "Symposium on Human-Elephant Relations in South and Southeast Asia" held at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, May 7-8, 2013. (Acknowledgements)
Contents Introduction: Conflict, coexistence, and the challenge of rethinking human-elephant relations / Piers Locke -- Part One. Humans and Elephants through Time. 1. The human-elephant relationship through the ages : a brief macro-scale history / Raman Sukumar ; 2. Towards a deep history of mahouts / Thomas R. Trautmann ; 3. Science of elephants in Kauṭilya's Arthaśāstra / Patrick Olivelle ; 4. Symbolism and power : elephants and gendered authority in the Mughal world / Jane Buckingham ; 5. Trans-species colonial fieldwork : elephants as instruments and participants in mid-nineteenth-century India / Julian Baker ; 6. The hall of extinct monsters : mammoths, elephants, and nature in the palaeo-future / Amy L. Fletcher -- Part Two. Living with Elephants. 7. Animals, persons, gods : negotiating ambivalent relationships with captive elephants in Chitwan, Nepal / Piers Locke ; 8. Conduct and collaboration in human-elephant working communities of northeast India / Nicolas Lainé ; 9. Cultural values and practical realities in Sri Lankan human-elephant relations / Niclas Klixbüll -- Part Three. Sharing Space with Elephants. 10. Conservation and the history of human-elephant relations in Sri Lanka / Charles Santiapillai and S. Wijeyamohan ; 11. Elephant-human dandi : how humans and elephants move through the fringes of forest and village / Paul G. Keil ; 12. Challenges of coexistence : human-elephant conflicts in Wayanad, Kerala, South India / Ursula Münster ; 13. Ethnic diversity and human-elephant conflict in the Nilgiris, South India / Tarsh Thekaekara and Thomas F. Thornton.
Note .
ISBN 9780199467228
0199467226
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Subject Asiatic elephant -- Effect of human beings on -- Congresses.
Asiatic elephant -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Human-animal relationships -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Elephants -- Effect of human beings on -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Elephants -- Social aspects -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Working elephants -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Alt Author Symposium on Human-Elephant Relations in South and Southeast Asia (2013 : University of Canterbury)
Alt author Locke, Piers.
Buckingham, Jane.
Alternative Title Rethinking human-elephant relations in South Asia
Descript x, 366 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Edition First edition.
Note Outgrowth of an international conference entitled "Symposium on Human-Elephant Relations in South and Southeast Asia" held at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, May 7-8, 2013. (Acknowledgements)
Contents Introduction: Conflict, coexistence, and the challenge of rethinking human-elephant relations / Piers Locke -- Part One. Humans and Elephants through Time. 1. The human-elephant relationship through the ages : a brief macro-scale history / Raman Sukumar ; 2. Towards a deep history of mahouts / Thomas R. Trautmann ; 3. Science of elephants in Kauṭilya's Arthaśāstra / Patrick Olivelle ; 4. Symbolism and power : elephants and gendered authority in the Mughal world / Jane Buckingham ; 5. Trans-species colonial fieldwork : elephants as instruments and participants in mid-nineteenth-century India / Julian Baker ; 6. The hall of extinct monsters : mammoths, elephants, and nature in the palaeo-future / Amy L. Fletcher -- Part Two. Living with Elephants. 7. Animals, persons, gods : negotiating ambivalent relationships with captive elephants in Chitwan, Nepal / Piers Locke ; 8. Conduct and collaboration in human-elephant working communities of northeast India / Nicolas Lainé ; 9. Cultural values and practical realities in Sri Lankan human-elephant relations / Niclas Klixbüll -- Part Three. Sharing Space with Elephants. 10. Conservation and the history of human-elephant relations in Sri Lanka / Charles Santiapillai and S. Wijeyamohan ; 11. Elephant-human dandi : how humans and elephants move through the fringes of forest and village / Paul G. Keil ; 12. Challenges of coexistence : human-elephant conflicts in Wayanad, Kerala, South India / Ursula Münster ; 13. Ethnic diversity and human-elephant conflict in the Nilgiris, South India / Tarsh Thekaekara and Thomas F. Thornton.
Note .
ISBN 9780199467228
0199467226
Subject Asiatic elephant -- Effect of human beings on -- Congresses.
Asiatic elephant -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Human-animal relationships -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Elephants -- Effect of human beings on -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Elephants -- Social aspects -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Working elephants -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Alt Author Symposium on Human-Elephant Relations in South and Southeast Asia (2013 : University of Canterbury)
Alt author Locke, Piers.
Buckingham, Jane.
Alternative Title Rethinking human-elephant relations in South Asia

Subject Asiatic elephant -- Effect of human beings on -- Congresses.
Asiatic elephant -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Human-animal relationships -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Elephants -- Effect of human beings on -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Elephants -- Social aspects -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Working elephants -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Descript x, 366 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Outgrowth of an international conference entitled "Symposium on Human-Elephant Relations in South and Southeast Asia" held at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, May 7-8, 2013. (Acknowledgements)
Contents Introduction: Conflict, coexistence, and the challenge of rethinking human-elephant relations / Piers Locke -- Part One. Humans and Elephants through Time. 1. The human-elephant relationship through the ages : a brief macro-scale history / Raman Sukumar ; 2. Towards a deep history of mahouts / Thomas R. Trautmann ; 3. Science of elephants in Kauṭilya's Arthaśāstra / Patrick Olivelle ; 4. Symbolism and power : elephants and gendered authority in the Mughal world / Jane Buckingham ; 5. Trans-species colonial fieldwork : elephants as instruments and participants in mid-nineteenth-century India / Julian Baker ; 6. The hall of extinct monsters : mammoths, elephants, and nature in the palaeo-future / Amy L. Fletcher -- Part Two. Living with Elephants. 7. Animals, persons, gods : negotiating ambivalent relationships with captive elephants in Chitwan, Nepal / Piers Locke ; 8. Conduct and collaboration in human-elephant working communities of northeast India / Nicolas Lainé ; 9. Cultural values and practical realities in Sri Lankan human-elephant relations / Niclas Klixbüll -- Part Three. Sharing Space with Elephants. 10. Conservation and the history of human-elephant relations in Sri Lanka / Charles Santiapillai and S. Wijeyamohan ; 11. Elephant-human dandi : how humans and elephants move through the fringes of forest and village / Paul G. Keil ; 12. Challenges of coexistence : human-elephant conflicts in Wayanad, Kerala, South India / Ursula Münster ; 13. Ethnic diversity and human-elephant conflict in the Nilgiris, South India / Tarsh Thekaekara and Thomas F. Thornton.
Note .
Alt Author Symposium on Human-Elephant Relations in South and Southeast Asia (2013 : University of Canterbury)
Alt author Locke, Piers.
Buckingham, Jane.
ISBN 9780199467228
0199467226

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