skip to content
Tigers, rice, silk, and silt : environment and economy in late imperial south China Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Tigers, rice, silk, and silt : environment and economy in late imperial south China

Author: Robert Marks
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: Studies in environment and history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

Groundbreaking study of the correlations between economic and environmental changes in imperial Chinese Lingnan from 1400 to 1850.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Marks, Robert, 1949-
Tigers, rice, silk, and silt.
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998
(DLC) 96053322
(OCoLC)36122069
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Marks
ISBN: 0511008260 9780511008269 0511039050 9780511039058 0511116756 9780511116759 9780521591775 0521591775 9780511511998 051151199X
OCLC Number: 52560760
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 383 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Firs and pines a hundred spans round: the natural environment of Lingnan --
All deeply forested and wild places are not malarious: human settlement and ecological change, 2-1400 AD --
Agriculture is the foundation: economic recovery and development in the Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 --
All the people have fled: war and the environment in the mid-17th century crisis, 1644-1683 --
Rich households compete to build ships: overseas trade and economic revival --
It never used to snow: climate change and agricultural productivity --
There is only a certain amount of grain produced: the role of the state in the food supply system --
Trade in rice is brisk: market integration and the environment --
Population increases daily, but the land does not: the story of land clearance in the 18th century --
People said that extinction was not possible: the ecological consequences of land clearance.
Series Title: Studies in environment and history.
Responsibility: Robert B. Marks.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'This work is a breath of fresh air in terms of the approach that uses the interaction between environment and economy to examine historical change in Lingnan. Well researched, clearly written and Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52560760> # Tigers, rice, silk, and silt : environment and economy in late imperial south China
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "52560760" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Place/cambridge_england> ; # Cambridge England
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/nature_natural_resources> ; # NATURE--Natural Resources
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1696773> ; # Qing Dynasty (China)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/economische_geschiedenis> ; # Economische geschiedenis
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/962843> ; # Human beings--Effect of environment on
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/human_beings_effect_of_environment_on_china_history> ; # Human beings--Effect of environment on--China--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/miljo_kina> ; # Miljö--Kina
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/tijgers> ; # Tijgers
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/nature_effect_of_human_beings_on_china_history> ; # Nature--Effect of human beings on--China--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/business_&_economics_environmental_economics> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Environmental Economics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/business_&_economics_green_business> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Green Business
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Place/zuid_china> ; # Zuid-China.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Place/guangdong_sheng_china> ; # Guangdong Sheng (China)
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/333.7309512/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/milieuvraagstuk> ; # Milieuvraagstuk
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206073> ; # China.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/zijde> ; # Zijde
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Place/china> ; # China
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Event/1368_1644_mingdynastin_kina> ; # 1368-1644 (Mingdynastin, Kina)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210512> ; # China--Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Event/1644_1912_qingdynastin_kina> ; # 1644-1912 (Qingdynastin, Kina)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034564> ; # Nature--Effect of human beings on
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901808> ; # Economic development--Environmental aspects
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/slik> ; # Slik
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/economic_development_environmental_aspects_china_history> ; # Economic development--Environmental aspects--China--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/rijst> ; # Rijst
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/ekonomisk_historia_kina> ; # Ekonomisk historia--Kina
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Place/guangxi_zhuangzu_zizhiqu_china> ; # Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu (China)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901974> ; # Economic history
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1211821> ; # China--Guangdong Sheng.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Event/1368_1912> ; # 1368-1912
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/110171448> ; # Robert Marks
    schema:datePublished "1998" ;
    schema:description "Firs and pines a hundred spans round: the natural environment of Lingnan -- All deeply forested and wild places are not malarious: human settlement and ecological change, 2-1400 AD -- Agriculture is the foundation: economic recovery and development in the Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 -- All the people have fled: war and the environment in the mid-17th century crisis, 1644-1683 -- Rich households compete to build ships: overseas trade and economic revival -- It never used to snow: climate change and agricultural productivity -- There is only a certain amount of grain produced: the role of the state in the food supply system -- Trade in rice is brisk: market integration and the environment -- Population increases daily, but the land does not: the story of land clearance in the 18th century -- People said that extinction was not possible: the ecological consequences of land clearance."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/800330155> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Series/studies_in_environment_and_history> ; # Studies in environment and history.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36122069> ;
    schema:name "Tigers, rice, silk, and silt : environment and economy in late imperial south China"@en ;
    schema:productID "52560760" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/52560760#PublicationEvent/cambridge_england_new_york_cambridge_university_press_1998> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=15322&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=77541> ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511511998> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=15322> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/samples/cam031/96053322.html> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10014914> ;
    schema:url <http://belhaven.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=77541> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=144738> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/cam026/96053322.html> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=144738> ;
    schema:url <http://www.survey.bris.ac.uk/standrews/cambridgebooksonlinetrial> ;
    schema:url <https://login.lacollegelibrary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=77541> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511511998> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511116759> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511039058> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511008269> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521591775> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/52560760> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511511998>
    rdfs:comment "Connect to e-book" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Event/1368_1644_mingdynastin_kina> # 1368-1644 (Mingdynastin, Kina)
    a schema:Event ;
    schema:name "1368-1644 (Mingdynastin, Kina)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Event/1644_1912_qingdynastin_kina> # 1644-1912 (Qingdynastin, Kina)
    a schema:Event ;
    schema:name "1644-1912 (Qingdynastin, Kina)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Place/cambridge_england> # Cambridge England
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cambridge England" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Place/guangdong_sheng_china> # Guangdong Sheng (China)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Guangdong Sheng (China)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Place/guangxi_zhuangzu_zizhiqu_china> # Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu (China)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu (China)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Series/studies_in_environment_and_history> # Studies in environment and history.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52560760> ; # Tigers, rice, silk, and silt : environment and economy in late imperial south China
    schema:name "Studies in environment and history." ;
    schema:name "Studies in environment and history" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/business_&_economics_environmental_economics> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Environmental Economics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Environmental Economics"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/business_&_economics_green_business> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Green Business
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Green Business"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/economic_development_environmental_aspects_china_history> # Economic development--Environmental aspects--China--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009124573> ;
    schema:name "Economic development--Environmental aspects--China--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/economische_geschiedenis> # Economische geschiedenis
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Economische geschiedenis"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/ekonomisk_historia_kina> # Ekonomisk historia--Kina
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Ekonomisk historia--Kina"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/human_beings_effect_of_environment_on_china_history> # Human beings--Effect of environment on--China--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85080298> ;
    schema:name "Human beings--Effect of environment on--China--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/nature_effect_of_human_beings_on_china_history> # Nature--Effect of human beings on--China--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85080299> ;
    schema:name "Nature--Effect of human beings on--China--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800330155#Topic/nature_natural_resources> # NATURE--Natural Resources
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "NATURE--Natural Resources"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034564> # Nature--Effect of human beings on
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Nature--Effect of human beings on"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206073> # China.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "China." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210512> # China--Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "China--Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1211821> # China--Guangdong Sheng.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "China--Guangdong Sheng." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1696773> # Qing Dynasty (China)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Qing Dynasty (China)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901808> # Economic development--Environmental aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Economic development--Environmental aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901974> # Economic history
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Economic history"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/962843> # Human beings--Effect of environment on
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Human beings--Effect of environment on"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/110171448> # Robert Marks
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1949" ;
    schema:familyName "Marks" ;
    schema:givenName "Robert" ;
    schema:name "Robert Marks" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511008269>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0511008260" ;
    schema:isbn "9780511008269" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511039058>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0511039050" ;
    schema:isbn "9780511039058" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511116759>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0511116756" ;
    schema:isbn "9780511116759" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511511998>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "051151199X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780511511998" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521591775>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521591775" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521591775" ;
    .

<http://www.survey.bris.ac.uk/standrews/cambridgebooksonlinetrial>
    rdfs:comment "We have trial access to this e-book until 31/7/2012 through our Cambridge Books Online trial of over 12,000 titles. Please tell us if you would like to recommend continued access to it" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36122069>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Tigers, rice, silk, and silt." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52560760> ; # Tigers, rice, silk, and silt : environment and economy in late imperial south China
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/52560760>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52560760> ; # Tigers, rice, silk, and silt : environment and economy in late imperial south China
    schema:dateModified "2018-02-21" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.