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The Ordos Plateau of China: An Endangered Environment

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By: Hong Jiang

United Nations University Press

Paperback | Nov 1999 | #106202 | ISBN: 9280810359
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Provides an account of regional human-environmental history of the Ordos Plateau, a dryland region inhabited by Chinese farmers and Mongolian shepherds. It surveys environmental change during 1949-92, examines such societal factors as government policy, resource use institutions, economics, population, and cultural attitudes and beliefs, and investigates how these factors have contributed to environmental change in the Ordos Plateau.


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