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Author Schlesinger, Jonathan, author

Title A world trimmed with fur : wild things, pristine places, and the natural fringes of Qing rule / Jonathan Schlesinger
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2017


Description 1 online resource (288 pages) : illustrations
Contents The view from Beijing -- Pearl thieves & perfect order -- The mushroom crisis -- The nature of fur
Summary Based on three years of archival research, 'A World Trimmed with Fur' uses Chinese, Manchu, Mongolian records to rethink China's environmental history in the years 1760-1830, when a rush for natural resources transformed both China and its borderlands
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from resource home page (De Gruyter, viewed March 18, 2021)
Subject Luxuries -- China -- History -- 18th century
Luxuries -- China -- History -- 19th century
Natural resources -- China -- Manchuria -- History
Natural resources -- Mongolia -- History
Restoration ecology -- China -- Manchuria -- History
Restoration ecology -- Mongolia -- History
HISTORY -- Asia -- China.
Kings and rulers -- Social life and customs
Natural resources
Qing Dynasty (China)
Restoration ecology
China -- Kings and rulers -- Social life and customs
China -- History -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912.
China -- Manchuria
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016021994
ISBN 9781503600683