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The Jianghan plain in central China is shaped by its relationship with water. Once a prolific rice-growing region that drew immigrants to its fertile paddy fields, since the eighteenth century it has become prone to devastating flooding and waterlogging. Over time, population pressures and dike building left more and more people in the region vulnerable to its frequent water calamities. The first environmental and socioeconomic history of the region, Coping with Calamity considers the Jianghan plain's volatile environment, the constant challenges it presented to peasants, and the peasants' often ingenious and sophisticated responses, in the Qing and Republican periods

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Jiayan Zhang is an associate professor of history at Kennesaw State University.

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ISBN:
9780774825955
Author:
Zhang, Jiayan
Publisher:
UBC Press
Subject:
China
Subject:
World History - China
Copyright:
Series:
Contemporary Chinese Studies Series
Publication Date:
20140631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Social Science » Disasters and Disaster Relief
History and Social Science » World History » China
History and Social Science » World History » General

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