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Document Type(s):Book Chapter
Book Title:Sediments of Time: Environment and Society in Chinese History
Article/Chapter Title:Official Thinking on Environmental Issues and the State's Environmental Roles in Eighteenth-Century China
Editor(s):Elvin, Mark; Ts'ui-jung, Liu
Author(s):Dunstan, Helen
Religion(s):Taoism
Publisher Name:Cambridge University Press
Place of Publication:Cambridge
Date of Publication:1998
Pages:585-614
Annotation:Dunstan examines official state documents written by Confucian trained administrators and outlines the environmental policies of a period that was faced with both high population growth and environmental limits on expansion. Issues such as family planning, reclamation of lands, salinization, development planning, and tree planting are included in the author’s analysis.
   
 
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