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China : its environment and history

Author: Robert Marks
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman et Littlefield, 2012.
Series: World social change
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Marks
ISBN: 1442212756 1442212772 9781442212756 9781442212770
OCLC Number: 844020161
Notes: Litersaturverz. S. 347-407.
Description: XXI, 438 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 26 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction: Problems and PerspectivesChapter 2: China's Natural Environment and Early Human Settlement to 1000 BCE Chapter 3: States, Wars, and Farms: Environmental Change in Ancient and Early Imperial China, 1000 BCE-300 CE Chapter 4: Deforesting the North and Colonizing the South in the Middle Imperial Period, 300-1300 CE Chapter 5: Empire and Environment: China's Borderlands, Islands, and Inner Peripheries in Late Imperial China, 1300-1800 CE Chapter 6: Environmental Degradation in Modern China, 1800-1949 Chapter 7: Controlling Nature in the People's Republic of China, 1949-Present Chapter 8: Conclusion: China and Its Environment in World Historical Perspective
Series Title: World social change
Responsibility: Robert B. Marks.


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Based in part on the author's earlier, more technical book, Tigers, Rice, Silk, and Silt: Environment and Economy in Late Imperial South China (1997), this new volume presents for a more general Read more...

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