This original and wide-ranging work examines historical perceptions of nature in China and the relationship between insider and outsider, state and village, top-down conservation policy and community autonomy. After an introduction to the history of wildl
"A rich description and analysis" --Pacific Affairs,
"A good book, and the findings are important" --Environmental History, July 2003
"This book is a very serious scholarly treatise, yet it also has some appeal to a gene
Author: Coggins, Chris;Chris Coggins
is assistant professor of geography and Asian studies at Simon's Rock College of Bard.