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Tigers, rice, silk, and silt [electronic resource] : environment and economy in late imperial south China / Robert B. Marks.

By: Marks, Robert, 1949-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in environment and history: Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998Description: 1 online resource (xix, 383 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0511008260 (electronic bk.); 9780511008269 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Economic development -- Environmental aspects -- China -- History | Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- China -- History | Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- China -- History | Guangdong Sheng (China) -- Economic conditions | Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu (China) -- Economic conditions | China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644 | China -- History -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912 | Kwangtung Province (China) -- Economic conditions | Kwangsi Chuang Autonomous Region (China) -- Economic conditions | NATURE -- Natural Resources | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental Economics | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Green Business | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tigers, rice, silk, and silt.DDC classification: 333.73/0951/2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 346-370) and index.

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.

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