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Nature, environment and culture in East Asia : the challenge of climate change /

edited by Carmen Meinert.

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Names: Meinert, Carmen,
Published: Leiden : Brill, 2013.
Series: Climate and culture ; v. 1.
Topics: Climatic changes - East Asia. | Climatic changes - Social aspects - East Asia. | Nature - Effect of human beings on - East Asia. | Philosophy of nature - East Asia. | Environmental protection - East Asia.
Regions: East Asia - Environmental conditions. | East Asia - Social conditions. | East Asia.
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: Brill - Full text online
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IDEAS -- Chinese "Unity of Man and Nature" : Reality or Myth? / Heiner Roetz -- Ideas in Daoism Relative to Ecology and the Environment / Paul Jackson -- Environmental Concern : Can Humans Avoid Being Partial? : Epistemological Awareness in the Zhuangzi / Karyn Lai -- Of Eco-Buddhas and Dharma-Roots : Views from the East Asian Buddhist Tradition / Henrik H. Sorensen -- PAST -- A Retrospection of Climate Changes and their Impacts in Chinese History / Ts'ui-jung Liu -- Manipulating the Yellow River and the State Formation of theNorthern Song Dynasty / Ling Zhang -- PRESENT -- Water Diversion Between Official Rhetoric and the Drive to Dominate Nature / Miriam Seeger -- Chinese Environmental Movements : Civil Society Discourses on Climate Change and Environmental Protection / Nora Sausmikat -- "From Worse to Better" : Anti-Desertification Policies on the Tibetan Plateau in the Past Decades / Carmen Meinert & Christian Gudehus -- From Ascetic to Activist : Jiyul Sunim's Korean Buddhist Eco movement / Eunsu Cho -- PROSPECTS -- Killing Three Birds with One Stone : Possibilities of Achieving Environmental Success in Conforming Societies : What Japanese Experiences May Suggest to China / Takashi Kanatsu -- Environmental Think Tanks in Japan and South Korea : Trailblazers or Vicarious Agents? / Alexander Ruser -- Energy and Climate Change in China / Carlo Carraro & Emanuele Massetti -- List of Names and Subjects in Non-Latin Scripts -- Contributing Authors.

Table of Contents for: Nature, environment and culture in East