The Retreat of the Elephants: An Environmental History of China Illustrated Edition

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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."

About the Author

Mark Elvin is professor of Chinese history at the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, Canberra. Author of The Pattern of the Chinese Past and other works, he has taught at Oxford, Cambridge, Paris, and Heidelberg, and been a visiting research fellow at Harvard.

Product details

  • Publisher : Yale University Press; Illustrated edition (September 21, 2006)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 564 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0300119933
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0300119930
  • Item Weight : 1.84 pounds
  • Dimensions : 8.22 x 5.82 x 1.58 inches
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    4.6 out of 5 stars 18 ratings

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