Item description for The Ordos Plateau of China: An Endangered Environment (Unu Studies on Critical Environmental Regions) by Hong Jiang...
The Ordos Plateau of China is 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. The Ordos Plateau of China is among a few books written on China's regional human-environmental issues by a Chinese- and US-trained geographer in recent years. UNU Series on Critical Environmental Regions
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Studio: United Nations University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.26" Width: 6.19" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.78 lbs.
Publisher United Nations University Press
ISBN 9280810359 ISBN13 9789280810356