Debjani Bhattacharyya. Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta. Studies in Environment and History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps. 254 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42574-2.
Reviewed by Wilko Hardenberg (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (May, 2020) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry (London School of Economics and Political Science)