Tigers, Rice, Silk, and Silt: Environment and Economy in Late Imperial South China

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MAPS, FIGURES, AND TABLES

Maps
Lingnan prefectures, ca. 1820page xvii
Lingnan counties, ca. 1820xix
1.1aSouth China, ca. 199018
1.1bSouth China, ca. 182026
1.2Guangdong land cover, ca. 197040
2.1a-dPopulation densities, ca. 742, 1080, 1290, and 139158
2.2The Pearl River Delta, ca. 2, 742, 1290, and 182068
2.3Levees on the West River, Tang–Ming dynasties77
3.1Population density, ca. 139190
3.2Cultivated land, ca. 156192
3.3a–bDensity of waterworks, ca. 1561 and 1602108
3.4a–bMarkets, ca. 1561 and 1602122
5.1The Nanyang165
5.2a–bMarkets, ca. 1731 and 1890186
8.1Grain-deficit prefectures, ca. 1770253
8.2Grain trade flows, ca. 1770254
8.3Mean price of rice, 1736–95259
8.4Structure of the Lingnan rice market260
10.1a–bDensity of waterworks, ca. 1731 and 1820316

Figures
1.1The Meiling Pass, 1994.23
1.2Mean monthly temperature and rainfall at Guangzhou.28
1.3Pinus massoniana.36
1.4Water pine (shui song).39
1.5Temperature changes in China, 3000 BCE–1950 CE.49
2.1Population (recorded) of Lingnan, 2–1391.57
2.2South China Sea.67
3.1Lingnan population, 742–1661.85

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