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eBook Environment, Modernization and Development in East Asia: Perspectives from Environmental History, 1st Edition

  • Ts'ui-jung Liu
  • James John Beattie
  • Published By: Palgrave MacMillan
  • ISBN-10: 1137572310
  • ISBN-13: 9781137572318
  • DDC: 304.2095
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 301 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released December 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Palgrave Studies in World Environmental History.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
List of Illustrations.
Acknowledgements.
Notes on Contributors.
Introduction—Environment, Modernization, and Development in East Asia: Perspectives from Environmental History.
Modernization and Development in Comparative Perspectives.
1: Agriculture, Population, and Environment in Late Imperial China.
2: A Case Study of Chinese Migration and Colonial Development in the British Empire, 1860s-1920s.
Waterscapes: Development, Modernization, and Society.
3: Dike-based Communities between Water and Sand: The Sand-land Environmental System in Dongchong, South China, 1720s-1980s.
4: Waterscape and Social Transformation in Southern Taiwan: The Damming of Mudan Creek.
Landscape Commodification.
5: The Role of the Shin Nihon Hakkei in Redrawing Japanese Attitudes to Landscape.
6: The Development of Cinchona Cultivation and ‘Kina Gaku’ in the Japanese Empire, 1912-45.
7: The Energetics of Militarized Landscapes: The Ecology of War in Henan, 1938-50.
Reactions to Development.
8: Environmental Non-Government Organizations in China since the 1970s.
9: Taiwan’s Land Use after World War II: An Ecological Modernization Approach.
10: Material Fetters and Spiritual Transcendence: Zhuang Zi and Environmental Thought.
Index.