Coping with Calamity

Coping with Calamity

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  • Autor: Jiayan Zhang
  • Editor: NIAS Press
  • Relaese Date: 27 November 2014
  • ISBN: 8776941515
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 292 pages
  • File Size: 18MB
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Description Coping with Calamity de Jiayan Zhang:

The Jianghan Plain in central China has been shaped by its relationship with water. Once a prolific rice-growing region that drew immigrants to its fertile paddy fields, it has, since the eighteenth century, become prone to devastating flooding and waterlogging. Over time, population pressures and dike building left more and more people in the region vulnerable to frequent water calamities. The first environmental and socioeconomic history of the region, Coping with Calamity considers the Jianghan Plain's volatile environment, the constant challenges it presented to peasants, and their often ingenious and sophisticated responses during the Qing and Republican periods. "It is unique in interpreting rural economic and social institutions in modern China using an environmental approach. Zhang's book is essential reading for students of rural China and modern Chinese history." - Huaiyin Li, author of Village China under Socialism and Reform Info on the author is not uncovered as well as have been eliminated with the demand on the author. Perhaps you might be considering different textbooks because of the Jiayan Zhang. I was in the position to obtain the vast majority of a lot of iformatsii for yourself. To get creators of these studies: site doesn't extend to public entry your current ebooks on our websites just opening specifics of the publication. If you feel that web page is usually infringing, you need to write to you about this and if you are actually the article writer of the books, we're going to immediately eliminate internet pages from your internet site.

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