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The retreat of the elephants an environmental history of China

Author: Mark Elvin
Publisher: New Haven Yale University Press 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting an environmental history of China, this book is based on literary, political, aesthetic, scientific, and religious sources that reveal the views of the Chinese people toward their  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Elvin
ISBN: 0300119933 9780300119930
OCLC Number: 930694446
Description: XXVIII, 564 Seiten
Responsibility: Mark Elvin
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"by far the best history of the interaction between the traditional Chinese and their surroundings... stupendously learned." Jonathan Mirsky, Literary Review "majestic depth and brutal detail... a Read more...

 
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