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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (4): 801–803.
Published: 01 August 1985
...J. V. Thirgood Global Deforestation and the Nineteenth-Century World Economy . Edited by Richard P. Tucker and J. F. Richards . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 1983 . xviii, 178 pp. Notes, Index. $35.75. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1985 1985 BOOK...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (2): 449–450.
Published: 01 May 1991
...Bruce Koppel After Duwagan: Deforestation, Succession, and Adaptation in Upland Luzon, Philippines . By J. Peter Brosius . Ann Arbor : Center for South and Southeast Asia Studies, University of Michigan , xxiv, 188 pp. $13.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (1): 218–219.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Bruce Koppel Deforestation in the Postwar Philippines . By David M. Kummer . Chicago : The University of Chicago Press , 1991 . xvi, 177 pp. $17.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1993 1993 218 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES interest. The underlying...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 319–332.
Published: 01 May 2018
... invasions from Japan that displaced much of the Korean population and devastated the economy and environment. The crucial role of the navy during the war, along with a dire postwar situation, heightened government anxieties about deforestation and timber scarcity. Thus, in the seventeenth century...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (2): 329–351.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in the land that led to an explosion of the wild boar population. Wild boar thrived in the newly deforested terrain—a terrain that, with its ample brush and many tuberous plants, supplied them with shelter and food. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2001 2001 List of References...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (1): 216–218.
Published: 01 February 1993
... by returning to the thesis that the Asian Way of diplomacy is a remedy the United States can use to overcome the castration complex it acquired from losing the Vietnam War. MICHAEL LEIFER The London School of Economics and Political Science Deforestation in the Postwar Philippines. By D A V I D M . K U M M E R...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (1): 219–220.
Published: 01 February 1993
... to interpret their correlations with other variables. Kummer sees his principal contribution as offering a national statistical analysis of deforestation. I would agree in the sense that his study illustrates very well the difficulties of empirically establishing on a national basis precisely what is going...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (3): 679–681.
Published: 01 August 1989
... employed here a variety of statistical data, mostly from the United Nations or the Philippine government. 680 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES A brief introduction contextualizes the problem. The author employs the FAO definition of deforestation "complete clearing of tree formations and their replacement...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (2): 417–418.
Published: 01 February 1986
... of deforestation and how to cope with them in a way that is both environmentally and societally sound. To illuminate his subject, Totman has chosen to examine the forest history of the region of Akita in northern Japan, which functions as a kind of microcosm of the greater problem. Totman explores...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (1): 135–136.
Published: 01 February 1992
... of governing elites and the national business class in the process of deforestation is a focus of Rush's account. The author harnesses the concept of patron-client relationships basic to much of Asian sociopolitical order to explain the dramatic pace of environmental degradation. With state-directed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 697–698.
Published: 01 August 1993
.... Central to the author's arguments is the distinction between the physical manifestation of environmental change, e.g., tropical deforestation, and the economic manifestations of environmental damage, e.g., inefficient use of the scarce tropical forest resource. Chapters 2 and 3 trace environmental...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (3): 530–531.
Published: 01 May 1966
... gives a vivid account of the cutting and transport of the large timbers for major building. This was a dangerous and arduous task, particularly in the later dynasties when mountains near the major centers had long been deforested and large timbers had to be sought in the rugged mountains...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 1024–1025.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of development and conservation projects are means to that end, not an end in and of themselves” (p. 169). Prior to the 1990s, Thailand had one of Southeast Asia's leading rates of unchecked deforestation (p. 142).The process of mass logging, monks believe, is rooted in the Buddhist notion of the Three Poisons...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 639–666.
Published: 01 August 2015
... made commitments to reduce deforestation and alleviate climate change. Notably, Indonesia signed a $1 billion deal with Norway to avert deforestation via REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) and in 2013 renewed the two-year moratorium on new permits. The government...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (2): 269–279.
Published: 01 February 1968
..., as evidenced among other things by the correspondence between Marsh and Sir Dietrich Brandis, one of the pioneers of the Indian Forest Service, and by the citation of Man and Nature in the House of Commons during discussions concerning the alarming rate of deforestation in India. An Indian forest conservator...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (4): 1033–1034.
Published: 01 November 2000
..., and as levies for the shogunate) to the point of triggering an ecological crisis of deforestation and an economic and financial dead end, resulting in population drainage to other domains (Satsuma, Awa). The daimyo, short of revenue, resorted to extra levies (up to half the income of a commoner after regular...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (2): 418–419.
Published: 01 February 1986
... question of what prompts humans to act at all, and what level of human disaster must overtake a society before it is moved to confront its problems" (p. 58). Totman provides a concise, highly informative account of the deforestation and afforestation of the Akita region; his study is all the more useful...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 February 1992
... a popular forum and, in turn, provides a platform for the government to discredit NGOS.. The dramatic pace of deforestation in tropical Asia makes "The Last Tree" a welcome and timely contribution to the literature. Those with interests in economic development, tropical deforestation, political ecology...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 369–373.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of firewood and charcoal that led rural residents to burn grass, thatch, pine needles, and other forest biomass as fuel. An even greater fuel crisis existed in the long-deforested areas in North China's Henan Province covered in my most recent book (as well as the parts of Northwest China...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 333–350.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of land redistribution, see Gragert ( 1994 ); on the Korean diaspora into Manchuria, see Park Hyun Ok ( 2005 ); on Korean migrant labor in mainland Japan, see Kawashima ( 2009 ). 8 A detailed treatment of Japanese perceptions of Korea's deforestation and the peninsula's place within the imagined...
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