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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 762–764.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Andrew de la Garza Climate of Conquest: War, Environment, and Empire in Mughal North India . By Pratyay Nath . New Delhi : Oxford University Press , 2019 . xli, 325 pp. ISBN: 9780199495559 (cloth). Water and the Environmental History of Modern India . By Velayutham Saravanan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 785.
Published: 01 August 2017
... The past decade has witnessed a burst of scholarly interest in the environmental history of Manchuria. Amid a dizzying volume of recent books, articles, dissertations, and panels, Empire and Environment in the Making of Manchuria , based on a workshop held at the University of British Columbia in 2013...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (4): 621–644.
Published: 01 August 1966
... a distinct environment, and which, on the other hand, certainly bears little resemblance to the native habitat of the common law. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1966 1966 1 The courts of Malaysia have generally regarded the law of the Ch'ing dynasty (1644–1911...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 February 2013
... the system had hit another barrier. Marks makes a strong case that environmental exhaustion caused China's catastrophes in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. By 1949, “the Chinese Communists inherited a seriously degraded natural environment” (p. 263). What then allowed the population to burst...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 1005–1007.
Published: 01 November 2014
... with the acceleration of environmental degradation and its negative impact on individual human lives to which we bear witness in Asia and elsewhere. While truly “natural” disasters like earthquakes and tsunamis are strikingly devastating, it is the destruction of environments from anthropogenic sources that are often...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 800–801.
Published: 01 August 2016
... if at all. The reference to the environmental aspects is quite superficial, and some of the general assumptions (e.g., Ming imitating Yuan autocracy, p. 241) are rather questionable. This criticism applies even more to the less detailed chapters. In general, while Food and Environment in Early and Medieval...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 869–873.
Published: 01 August 2016
... nation-building projects may have made a larger impact on the environment, communities such as the Khmer Krom have played their part. In addition, his research suggests that successful responses to environmental crises may depend on such communities. As with Quagmire, The Khmer Lands of Vietnam...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (2): 529–535.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Totman's A History of Japan , 6 a pioneering endeavor that foregrounds the environment in its periodization and content, Walker's survey, other than in the last chapter that exclusively focuses on climate change and natural disasters, weaves the insights of environmental history into the other strands...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 25 (1): 157–158.
Published: 01 November 1965
... Culture in the Indian Environment By Aziz AHMAD. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1964. x, 311. Bibliography. Index. 45s. Aziz Ahmad's book is a heavily documented, scholarly work, especially useful for advanced students of Indology. In the first part the author points up the tensions of Muslim India in its...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1953) 12 (2): 222–225.
Published: 01 February 1953
... Force Base, Alabama: Air University Research Studies Institute, Arctic, Desert, Tropic Information Center, ADTIC Publication G-l02. January 1952. VII, 27. Korean Environment. Washington: Research and Development Branch, Military Planning Division, Office of the Quartermaster General. Environmental...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1983) 42 (4): 1011–1012.
Published: 01 August 1983
...Renato Rosaldo Ethnographic Atlas of Ifugao: A Study of Environment, Culture and Society in Northern Luzon . By Harold C. Conklin . With the special assistance of Puggūwon Lupāih and Miklos Pinther. New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press , 1980 . Published with the cooperation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (2): 431–433.
Published: 01 February 1979
...James A. Hafner Man and Environment in Eastern Timor: A Geoecological Analysis of the Bacau-Viqueque Area as a Possible Basis for Regional Planning . By Joachim K. Metzner . Canberra : Australian National University (Development Studies Centre Monograph No. 8), 1977 . xxix, 377 pp...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 May 1979
...John E. Brush Colonial Urban Development: Culture, Social Power and Environment . By Anthony D. King . London : Routledge & Kegan Paul , 1976 . xvi, 328 pp. Illustrations, Appendixes, Bibliography, Indexes. $17.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1979 1979...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 42 (1): 139–140.
Published: 01 November 1982
...Rhoads Murphey Urban Development in Modern China . Edited by Laurence J. C. Ma and Edward W. Hanten . Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press , 1981 . 264 pp. Maps, Tables, Diagrams, Notes and References, Index. $20. The Environment: Chinese and American Views . Edited by Laurence J. C...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (3): 735–736.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., the concentration of people in urban centers, and intensive natural-resource exploitation. In this context, the Ministry of Nature and Environment has a goal of designating protected-area status to 30 percent (now at 13 percent) of Mongolia s land area, with plans to promote environmental quality and economic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (3): 1087–1089.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Ishita Pande Climates and Constitutions: Health, Race, Environment, and British Imperialism in India 1600–1850 . By Mark Harrison . New York : Oxford University Press , 2000 . 263 pp. $29.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2002 2002 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (2): 694–696.
Published: 01 May 2002
... editing would make the book more reader-friendly. LUCIE CHENG University of California, Los Angeles Managing the Chinese Environment. Edited by R I C H A R D LOUIS E D M O N D S . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. viii, 326 pp. $29.95 (paper). Stemming from a January 1998 meeting of environmental...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (2): 608–610.
Published: 01 May 2003
...David Sneath Beyond Great Walls: Environment, Identity, and Development on the Chinese Grasslands of Inner Mongolia . By Dee M. Williams . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2002 . xii , 251 pp. $55.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2003 2003...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (4): 1343–1345.
Published: 01 November 2003
...Kathleen A. Gillogly Institutions, Livelihoods, and the Environment: Change and Response in Mainland Southeast Asia . Compiled by Andrea Straub . With an introduction by Per Ronnas. Nordic Proceedings in Asian Studies, no. 6. Copenhagen : Nordic Institute of Asian Studies , 2002 . 421...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (3): 802–803.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Gary W. Yohe The Environment and Emerging Development Issues . Edited by Partha Dasgupta and Karl-Goran Maler . Unu/Wider Studies in Development Economics. 2 vols. Oxford : Clarendon Press , 1997 . xiii, 607 pp. $55.00; $65.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc...