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Beattie, James

Environment, Modernization and Development in East Asia

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Table of contents

1. Introduction—Environment, Modernization, and Development in East Asia: Perspectives from Environmental History
James Beattie, Ts’ui-jung Liu

Part I. Modernization and Development in Comparative Perspectives

2. Agriculture, Population, and Environment in Late Imperial China
E. N. Anderson

3. A Case Study of Chinese Migration and Colonial Development in the British Empire, 1860s–1920s
James Beattie

Part II. Waterscapes: Development, Modernization, and Society

4. Dike-based Communities between Water and Sand: The Sand-land Environmental System in Dongchong, South China, 1720s–1980s
Jianxiong Ma

5. Waterscape and Social Transformation in Southern Taiwan: The Damming of Mudan Creek
Shao-hua Liu, Shu-min Huang

Part III. Landscape Commodification

6. The Role of the Shin Nihon Hakkei in Redrawing Japanese Attitudes to Landscape
Thomas Jones

7. The Development of Cinchona Cultivation and ‘Kina Gaku’ in the Japanese Empire, 1912–45
Ya-wen Ku

8. The Energetics of Militarized Landscapes: The Ecology of War in Henan, 1938–50
Micah S. Muscolino

Part IV. Reactions to Development

9. Environmental Non-Government Organizations in China since the 1970s
Sheng Fei

10. Taiwan’s Land Use after World War II: An Ecological Modernization Approach
Hsin-Hsun Huang, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, Shih-Jung Hsu

11. Material Fetters and Spiritual Transcendence: Zhuang Zi and Environmental Thought
Yim-tze Charles Kwong

Keywords: Science, Science, general

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in World Environmental History
Page amount
317 pages
Categories
Natural Sciences
 
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137572318
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-84803-4

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