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The Retreat of the Elephants: An Environmental History of China

 
 
 
 
The Retreat of the Elephants: An Environmental History of China
Author: Mark Elvin
ISBN 13: 9780300119930
ISBN 10: 300119933
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 2006-09-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 592
List Price: $32.00
 
 

"A classic. . . . a work of quite staggering scholarship of a kind that very few historians have achieved in the post-second world war period." - Richard Grove, Center for World Environmental History, University of Sussex

Author Biography: 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.