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Author Perdue, Peter C., 1949-

Title Exhausting the earth : state and peasant in Hunan, 1500-1850 / Peter C. Perdue.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 1987.

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 Moore Stacks  HD2100.H86 P47 1987    Available  ---
Description xvii, 331 p. : maps ; 26 cm.
Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 130
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 130.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 293-319.
Note Includes index.
Contents Geography and population -- The resettlement of human state policies and land clearance -- Immigration and agricultural productivity -- Property rights and social relations on the land -- Waterworks construction and official intervention -- The transformation of the donging lake economy.
Subject Agriculture and state -- China -- Hunan Sheng -- History.
Land use, Rural -- China -- Hunan Sheng -- History.
Hunan Sheng (China) -- Population -- History.
Agricultural productivity -- China -- Hunan Sheng -- History.
Peasants -- China -- Hunan Sheng -- History.
ISBN 0674275047