Selected publications

Article

Damodaran, Vinita and Padel, Felix (2018) Investment-induced displacement in central India. A study in extractive capitalism. Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 38 (2). pp. 396-411. ISSN 1089-201X (Accepted)

Damodaran, Vinita (2017) Janaki Ammal, C.D. Darlington and J.B.S. Haldane: Scientific encounters at the end of Empire. Journal of Genetics, 96 (5). pp. 827-836. ISSN 0022-1333

Aisher, Alex and Damodaran, Vinita (2016) Introduction: human-nature interactions through a multispecies lens. Conservation and Society, 14 (4). pp. 293-304. ISSN 0972-4923

Allan, Rob, Endfield, Georgina, Damodaran, Vinita, Adamson, George, Hannaford, Matthew, Carroll, Fiona, Macdonald, Neil, Groom, Nick, Jones, Julie, Williamson, Fiona, Hendy, Erica, Holper, Paul, Arroyo-Mora, J. Pablo, Hughes, Lorna, Bickers, Robert and Bliuc, Ana-Maria (2016) Toward integrated historical climate research: the example of Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 7 (2). pp. 164-174. ISSN 1757-7780

Basu, Paul and Damodaran, Vinita (2015) Colonial histories of heritage: legislative migrations and the politics of preservation. Past and Present, 226 (Supp10). pp. 240-271. ISSN 0031-2746

Damodaran, Vinita (2013) Gender, race and science in twentieth century India: E.K. Janaki Ammal and the history of science. History of Science, 51 (3). pp. 283-307. ISSN 0073-2753

Damodaran, Vinita (2013) Indigenous agency: customary rights and tribal protection in Eastern India,1830–1930. History Workshop Journal, 76 (1). pp. 85-110. ISSN 1363-3554

Damodaran, Vinita (2007) Famine in Bengal: a comparison of the 1770 famine in Bengal and the 1897 famine in Chotanagpur. Medieval History Journal, 10 (1-2). pp. 143-181. ISSN 0971-9458

Damodaran, Vinita (2006) [Review] N C Durham (2005) Environmentality: technologies of government and the making of subjects. Journal for Asian Studies, 65 (4). pp. 837-838. ISSN 0021-9118

Grove, Richard and Damodaran, Vinita (2006) Imperialism, Intellectual Networks and Environmental Change: Origins and Evolution of Global Environmental History, 1676-2000: Part II. Economic and Political Weekly, 41 (42). pp. 4497-4505. ISSN 0012-9976

Damodaran, Vinita (2006) The politics of marginality and the construction of indigeneity in Chotanagpur. Postcolonial Studies, 9 (2). pp. 179-196. ISSN 1466-1888

Damodaran, Vinita (2006) Colonial constructions of the 'tribe' in India: the case of Chotangapur. Indian Historical Review, 33 (1). pp. 44-76. ISSN 0376-9836

Damodaran, Vinita (2002) Gender, forests and famine in nineteenth century Chotanagpur, India. Indian Journal of Gender Studies, 9 (2). pp. 133-163. ISSN 0971-5215

Damodaran, Vinita (2002) History, landscape and indigeneity in Chotanagpur, 1850-1980. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, 25 (2). pp. 77-110. ISSN 0085-6401

Damodaran, Vinita (2001) Empires and images. History of European Ideas, 27 (2). pp. 181-189. ISSN 0191-6599

Damodaran, Vinita (1997) Environment ethnicity and history in Chotanagpur India 1850-1970. Environment and History, 3 (3). pp. 273-298. ISSN 0967-3407

Damodaran, Vinita (1995) Famine in a forest tract: ecological change and the causes of the 1897 famine in Chotanagpur, Northern India. Environment and History, 1 (2). pp. 129-158. ISSN 0967-3407

Damodaran, Vinita (1995) Bihar in the 1940s: Communities, riots and the state. Journal of South Asian Studies, 18 (S001). pp. 153-176. ISSN 0085-6401

Damodaran, Vinita (1992) Azad Dastas and dacoit gangs: The congress and underground activity in Bihar, 1942-44. Modern Asian Studies, 26 (3). pp. 417-450. ISSN 0026-749X

Damodaran, Vinita (1990) Violence in the countryside: agrarian unrest and communal rioting in Bihar 1946. Studies in History, 6 (1). pp. 67-94. ISSN 0257-6430

Book

Damodaran, Vinita (2014) Indigenous forests: the Ho people of Singhbhum 1850-2000. Oxford University Press, Oxford. (Submitted)

Damodaran, Vinita (1993) Broken promises: Popular protest, Indian nationalism and the Congress party in Bihar, 1935-1946. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195629798

Book Section

Damodaran, Vinita (2018) The impact of the anthropocene in the locality: Eastern India in the nineteenth and twentieth century. In: Bhagwat, Shonil (ed.) Conservation and development in India: reimagining wilderness. Earthscan Conservation and Development . Routledge, London. ISBN 9781138922334

Damodaran, Vinita (2013) Towards an environmental history of Chotanagpur: the land and the forests of Chotanagpur in the nineteenth century. In: Singh, Lata and Pati, Biswamoy (eds.) Colonial and contemporary Bihar and Jharkhand. Primus, Delhi, pp. 59-90. ISBN 9789380607924

Damodaran, Vinita (2012) Environmental history and empire, a survey of the field. In: Levine, Philippa and Marriott, John (eds.) The Ashgate research companion to modern imperial histories. Ashgate Research Companions . Ashgate. ISBN 9780754664154

Damodaran, Vinita (2012) Colonialism, imperialism and environmental history. In: Encyclopaedia of life support systems. UNESCO Publishing-Eolss Publishers, Oxford.

Damodaran, Vinita (2011) Globalisation and sacred adivasi landscapes of Eastern India. In: Daly, Patrick and Winters, Tim (eds.) Routledge handbook of heritage in Asia. Routledge, pp. 311-327. ISBN 9780415600453

Damodaran, Vinita (2011) Customary rights and resistance in the forests of Singhbhum. In: Rycroft, Daniel J and Dasgupta, Sanqeeta (eds.) The politics of belonging in India: becoming Adivasi. Routledge, pp. 103-118. ISBN 9780415600828

Damodaran, Vinita (2011) The British Raj, Gandhi and his practice of politics in India in the 1930s and 1940s. In: Harris, Mary, Csaba, Levai and Agnarsdottir, Anna (eds.) Global encounters, European identities. Creating links and innovative overviews for a new history research agenda for the citizens of a growing Europe (5). Plus, Pisa. ISBN 9788884927385

Damodaran, Vinita (2009) Globalization and tribal histories in eastern India. In: McNeill, J R, Pádua, José Augusto and Rangarajan, Mahesh (eds.) Environmental history: as if nature existed. Oxford University Press India. ISBN 9780198064480

Damodaran, Vinita (2008) Environment and empire: a major theme in world environmental history. In: Harris N, Mary and Levai, Csaba (eds.) Europe and its empires. Creating links and innovative overviews for a new history research agenda for the citizens of a growing Europe (3). PLUS-Pisa University Press, Pisa, pp. 129-139. ISBN 9788884925572

Damodaran, Vinita (2007) Tribes in Indian history. In: Chakrabarti, Ranjan (ed.) Situating environmental history. Manohar. ISBN 9788173046834

Damodaran, Vinita (2006) Indigenous forests: rights, discourses, and resistance in Chotanagpur, 1860-2002. In: Cederlof, Gunnel and Sivaramakrishnan, K (eds.) Ecological nationalisms: nature, livelihoods, and identities in South Asia. Culture, place, and nature: studies in anthropology and environment . University of Washington Press. ISBN 9780295985312

Damodaran, Vinita (2006) Rights discourses and resistance in Chotangapur. In: Cederlof, Gunnel and Shivaramakrishnan, K (eds.) Ecological nationalisms: nature, livelihoods and identities in South Asia. Culture, place, and nature: studies in anthropology and environment . University of Washington Press, pp. 115-150. ISBN 9780295985312

Damodaran, Vinita (2006) British colonial perceptions of race and tribe in India in the nineteenth century. In: Levai, C (ed.) Europe and the world. Edizoni, pp. 161-175.

Grove, Richard and Damodaran, Vinita (2006) Imperialism and environmental change: unearthing the origins and evolution of global environmental history from Edmond Halley to John Richards: 1676-2000. In: Chakrabarti, Ranjan (ed.) Does environmental history matter?: shikar, subsistence, sustenance, and the sciences. Readers Service, Kolkata, pp. 35-86. ISBN 8187891610

Damodaran, Vinita (1997) Introduction. In: Grove, Richard H, Damodaran, Vinita and Sangwan, Satpal (eds.) Nature and the orient: The environmental history of south and southeast Asia. Studies in social ecology and environmental history . Oxford University Press, pp. 1-26. ISBN 9780195638967

Edited Book

Elliott, Alex, Cullis, James William Storrs and Damodaran, Vinita, eds. (2017) Climate change and the humanities. Palgrave, London. ISBN 9781137551245

Damodaran, Vinita, Winterbottom, Anna and Lester, Alan, eds. (2014) The East India Company and the natural world. Palgrave Studies in World Environmental History . Palgrave Macmillan, London. ISBN 9781137427267

Damodaran, Vinita, Winterbottom, Anna and Lester, Alan, eds. (2014) East India Company and the natural world. World Environmental history . Palgrave, London. ISBN 9781137427267

Damodaran, Vinita and Unnithan-Kumar, Maya (2004) Postcolonial India: History, Politics and Culture. Manohar.

Edited Special Journal Issue

Aisher, Alex and Damodaran, Vinita, eds. (2016) Human-nature interactions through a multispecies lens. Conservation and Society, 14 (4). ISSN 0972-4923