Mao's War against Nature: Politics and the Environment in Revolutionary China / Edition 1

Mao's War against Nature: Politics and the Environment in Revolutionary China / Edition 1

by Judith Shapiro
     
 

This book tells the story of environmental destruction and human suffering during the Mao years.See more details below

Overview

This book tells the story of environmental destruction and human suffering during the Mao years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521786805
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
Studies in Environment and History
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
287
Sales rank:
1,437,202
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Population, dams and political repression; 2. Deforestation, famine, and utopian urgency; 3. Grainfields in lakes and dogmatic uniformity; 4. War preparations and forcible relocations; 5. The legacy.

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