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The Retreat of the Elephants: An Environmental History of China Paperback – 26 Sep 2006

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  • Paperback: 592 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press (26 Sept. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300119933
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300119930
  • Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 3.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 476,151 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A classic. . . a work of quite staggering scholarship of a kind that very few historians have achieved in the post-second world war period."

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Presenting an environmental history of China, this book is based on literary, political, aesthetic, scientific, and religious sources that reveal the views of the Chinese people toward their environment and landscape.

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