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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (4): 1049–1051.
Published: 01 November 1996
...Nigel J. R. Allan Claiming the High Ground: Sherpas, Subsistence, and Environmental Change in the Highest Himalaya . By Stanley F. Stevens . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1993 . xx, 537 pp. $55.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1996 1996...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (2): 691–693.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Randall Ireson Living with Environmental Change: Social Vulnerability, Adaptation, and Resilience in Vietnam . Edited by W. Neil Adger , P. Mick Kelly , and Nguyen Huu Ninh . New York and London : Routledge , 2001 . xxi , 314 pp. $100.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (3): 867–869.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Raymond L. Bryant Counting the Costs: Economic Growth and Environmental Change in Thailand . Edited by Jonathan Rigg . Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies , 1995 . xxi, 267 pp. $36.50 (paper) Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1997 1997 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 639–662.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Asia. amy.johnson@gcsu.edu © 2023 Association for Asian Studies 2023 environmental change settler society malaria eradication Nepal Tarai The sweltering noonday heat of a Tarai summer hangs heavily on the body. It is all one can do to raise a hand to flick away a fly. By evening...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1199–1200.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Robert B. Marks Fishing Wars and Environmental Change in Late Imperial and Modern China . By Micah S. Muscolino . Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press , 2009 . vi , 286 pp. $39.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2010 2010 Most...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (2): 329–351.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of peasants from Hachinohe died when an intensification of slash-and-burn farming, fueled by economic growth during the Tokugawa period (1600–1868), combined with terrestrial and climatological environmental changes and converged on this small northeastern domain. This convergence disrupted local agricultural...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1949) 9 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 November 1949
...Philip L. Ralph Abstract If the differences in the milieus which foster distinct philosophies are kept in mind, a comparison of ideas drawn from widely separated eras and environments can be profitable to the student of political thought and institutions. Social and environmental changes, and even...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 453–478.
Published: 26 March 2010
...Micah S. Muscolino Abstract This article investigates relationships between refugee flight and environmental change during the Sino-Japanese War of 1937–45 through a study of land reclamation projects in Shaanxi's Huanglongshan region. During the conflict with Japan, China's Nationalist government...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (1): 160–161.
Published: 01 February 1997
.... John's University Global Change and the Commonwealth. Edited by Y U E - M A N Y E U N G . Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1996. xix, 465 pp. In recent years, concerns over the environmental and human consequences of global change have increasingly preoccupied governments, international...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (2): 689–691.
Published: 01 May 2003
... or the process of change may have been influenced by the interaction of people of Bijapur with outside world. DlRGHA JlBI GHIMIRE University of Michigan SOUTHEAST ASIA Living with Environmental Change: Social Vulnerability, Adaptation, and Resilience in Vietnam. Edited by W. NEIL A D G E R , P. MlCK KELLY...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (4): 929–955.
Published: 01 November 2016
... oppression. The deep and abiding theme of many works is anthropogenic environmental damage, now boldly and directly addressed in The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable (2016). Married to accomplished fellow author Deborah Baker, whose work traces the Asian peregrinations of Allen Ginsberg...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (1): 220–221.
Published: 01 February 2015
... is dynamic interplay between history, culture, and natural environment. Turning the old view on its head, culture and human action drives environmental change, often for the worse. One recurring message in the volume's essays is that unintended environmental consequences have helped constitute today's Japan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 941–962.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... The antiquity of the Anthropocene in Asia might seem to lie in stark contradiction with the traditions of Asian environmental philosophy that have been very influential (though not necessarily successful) in building responses (or at least ideas about possible responses) to environmental change. Human societies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 282–283.
Published: 01 February 2002
... of the subcontinent, and notes that "despite recent acceleration {of urbanization}, environmental change has been synonymous with agrarian history, forever" (p. 260). The remainder of this volume does not pick up Ludden's challenge, even though plentiful historical evidence could illustrate urban-environmental...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 283–284.
Published: 01 February 2002
... provides a wealth of statistical information relating to the rapid and massive urbanization of the five major nation-states of the subcontinent, and notes that "despite recent acceleration {of urbanization}, environmental change has been synonymous with agrarian history, forever" (p. 260). The remainder...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 407–413.
Published: 01 May 2021
... ecology is a cross-disciplinary body of work (aligned with geography, anthropology, environmental studies, sociology, and other disciplines) that investigates contextual sources of environmental change, how multiple cascading scales influence such change, and the socioeconomic and political ramifications...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (3): 592.
Published: 01 May 1984
... mining, industrialization) in a humid, equatorial setting. The book begins by establishing societal and environmental contexts for economic activities, modernization, and habitat change. Chapter 1 outlines population growth, describes the distribution of population and its ethnic diversity, and examines...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1212–1213.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and diverse attitudes and sentiments toward pollution, loss of biodiversity, or other matters related to environmental change in rural China. Tilt is right in pointing out that “cross-cultural research on environmental values often encounters the challenge of capturing salient ideas about what exactly...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 869–873.
Published: 01 August 2016
...: the nation, the region, and the subregion. As with a digital map, these books zoom in ever closer to the ground in order to bring into focus the indeterministic factors driving environmental and social change. Without such complementary conceptions of nature and society, scholars have struggled to come up...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 170–172.
Published: 01 February 2021
... brought about by environmental, human-created change and its accompanying social inequalities, including air pollution and its impact on livelihoods in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Abrahms-Kavunenko's focus on traditional forms of practice, such as clear light meditation, demonstrates...