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

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INDEX
Abel, Wilhelm, 274
aboriginal peoples: as defined by Chinese, 54; Chinese state and, 93–4; in population registers, 94–5; population size of, 55; resistance to Chinese encroachment of, 95–6; uprisings of, 95
agricultural involution, 175–6; see also Geertz, Clifford
agricultural systems: Boserup on, 100; classification of, 100; Ming-era, 103–14
agricultural ecology, 7
agricultural economy: delinking from climate of, 337
agriculture: and shatan, 81; "Chinese style," 53; commercialization of, 173–6, 181–4, 193, 194; see also commercialization, cotton, marketing systems, markets, rice, silk, sugarcane; dry-land, 104–5; experimentation, 283; growing season, 28; impact of climate on, 202–6; see also climate, climatic change; intensification of, 100, 282–5, 307; irrigated, see waterworks, irrigation; population density and, 100–1; see also Boserup, Esther; slash-and-burn, 55, 69, 70, 78–9, 103–4; 319; specialization of, 249–50, 264, 275; sustainability of, 119–20, 341–2; technology, 284–5; see also harvest yields, rice, waterworks, irrigation; wet-rice, as practice by Tai, 55; see also commercialization, cotton, cropping cycle, cropping patterns, fruit tree and fish pond systems, mulberry embankment and fish pond systems, New World crops, rice, sugarcane, sweet potatoes, tobacco, wheat
agroecosystem: energy losses from, 341–2; Lingnan as, 341–2
A-ke-dun, 291, 295
Atwell, William, 128–9
bandits, 143–4, 322–3; Associated (she zei), 146; and land reclamation, 297–300; as reason for burning hillsides, 322–3
Batavia, 168
Beihai: malaria in, 73n32
Boluo: cold and frost in, 213
Bonnery Samuel, 327
Brandt, Loren, 261
Braudel, Fernand: and environmental history, 4–5; on capitalism, 11–12
brokers (ya hang), 256, 268; rice, 245
Cangwu: rice exports from, 192
cannibalism, 147
capitalism: as cause of environmental change, 338–9; defined, 11–12; distinguished from commercialization, 338–40; and environmental change, 12–13; petty mode of, 12
cash crops, 183–4; see also agriculture, commercial crops, commercialization, cotton, rice, sugarcane, tobacco
Celeng, 236, 246, 247, 256

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