Forest and Land Management in Imperial China - Studies on the Chinese Economy (Hardback)Nicholas K. Menzies (author)
Hardback 175 Pages / Published: 01/09/1994
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Although China is generally considered to have suffered continuous deforestation over most of its history, forests were protected or even planted and maintained for centuries in some places. This study identifies six such cases. It uses historical evidence to show that individuals and communities act to manage resources sustainably for a number of reasons including economic benefit, religious or symbolic purposes, and that sustainability of the management system depends on the form of control exerted over the resource.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 175
Weight: 390 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 20 mm
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