Publications

New works of AEAEH members

  • A volume produced from the First Conference of East Asian Environmental History (EAEH2011), entitled Environmental History in East Asia: Interdisciplinary Perspectives is just published in the series of Academia Sinica on East Asia by Routledge (first published 2014). This volume is edited by Ts’ui-jung Liu with an introduction and 18 articles by: 1 Mark Elvin, 2 Yim-tze Kwong, 3 Susumu Kitagawa, 4 Jin Liu and Lei Kang, 5 Yan Gao, 6 Kohei Matsunaga et al. 7 Jianxiong Ma, 8 Shu-min Huang, 9 Chih-da Wu et al, 10 Xinhao Du and Bo Jen, 11 Shinobu Iguro, 12 Peter Lavelle, 13 Zhaoqing Han, 14 Emiko Higami and Kenichi Tomobe, 15 Hiroshi Kawaguchi, 16 Michael Shiyung Liu, 17 Mika Merviö, and 18 Paul Jobin. All authors are members of AEAEH.

  • Two articles of AEAEH members were published in the Journal of Chinese Historical Geography (中國歷史地理叢), Vol. 28, No. 4 (October 2103). (1) “Famous Families and Construction of Landscapes and Environment at Yang Zhou Region during the Ming and Qing Dynasty──A Comprehensive Analysis on Beihu District 明清扬州世族与景观环境之营建──以北湖地区为核心之考察”by An Jiesheng安介生, pp. 15-30; (2) “Chinese Environmental History through a Kaleidoscope────A review on China: Its Environment and History万花筒视角下的中国环史──《中国的环境和历史》书评” by Han Zhaoqing韩昭庆, pp. 151-157.
  • Reinventing Ancestor: Ethnic Mobilization in China’s Southwest Frontier & the Historical Construction of Lahu再造的祖先:西南邊疆的族群動員與拉祜族的歷史建構 by Ma Jianxiong 馬健雄 was published by the Chinese University Press, Hong Kong, (2013), 210 pages.
  • Passage to Manhood: Youth migration, Heroin, and AIDS in Southwest China我的涼山兄弟: 毒品、愛滋與流動青年 (Wo de Liangshan xiongdi: dupin, aizi yu liudong qingnian) by Liu Shao-hua劉紹華 was published by Socio Publishing C. Ltd. 群學出版有限公司, Taipei, 2013, 366 pages.
  • Zhongguo Huanjingshi Yanjiu 中國環境史研究 (Studies on Environmental History of China) , Volume 2: Theory and Investigation 第二輯: 理論與探索, edited by Wang Lihua 王利华 was published by China Environmental Science Press 中國環境出版社, Beijing, (June 2013), 355 Pages.
  • 人竹共生的环境与文明 (Environment and Civilization of Human-Bamboo Symbiosis in ChinaL A Permanent Green History) by Wang Lihua 王利华 was published by SDX Joint Publishing Company 生活.讀書.新知三联书店, Beijing, (March 2013), 415 pages.
  • “古代中国における樹木への認識の変遷 : 簡帛資料等を中心に (How the Trees were Recognized in Ancient China?)” by HARA Motoko 原宗子 was published in東洋文化研究紀要 (The Memoirs of the Institute for Advanced studies on Asia), No. 163 (March 2013), pp. 1-45.
  • “Historical Geography in Japan since 1980” by ONODA Kazuyuki, MIYAMOTO Shinji, FUJITA Hirotsugu, KOMEIE Taisaku, KAWAHARA Norifumi, and KAWAGUCHI Hiroshi 川口洋 was published in Japanese Journal of Human Geography, 65-1 (2013), pp. 1-27.
  • “Sustainability versus Adaptation: Comments on the Chinese Experience” by Mark Elvin is published in Nova Acta Leopoldina, NF 114, Nr. 390 (2013), pp. 105-128.
  • Two articles by AEAEH members are published in the Journal of Chinese Historical Geography (中國歷史地理論叢), Vol.28, No.3 (July 2013). (1) “The Mulberry-Band Agricultural Habitat in Jiahu Area in Ming Dynasty (明代嘉湖地區的桑基農業生境)” by Wang Jian’ge 王建革, pp. 5-17; (2) “ The Researching Trend of American Environmental History in the Past Ten Years: A Discussion Centered on Environmental History (近十年來美國環境史研究的動向──以《環境史》期刊為中心的探討)” by Tong Xuelian and Zhang Li 張莉, pp. 151-160.
  • A book review by Wang Lihua 王利华 on Robert B. Marks, China: Its Environment and History (Landham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012) is available in Environment and History, Volume 19 Number 3 (August 2013), pp. 371-373.
  • Two articles of AEAEH members are included in Nature, Environment and Culture in East Asia: The Challenge of Climate Change, edited by Carmen Meinert, (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2013). One article is “A Retrospection of Climate Changes and their Impacts in Chinese History” by Ts’ui-jung Liu, pp. 107-136, the other is “Manipulating the Yellow River and the State formation of the Northern song dynasty” by Ling Zhang, pp. 137-159.
  • Five articles focus on reflections of environmental history by five members of AEAEH are published in Lishi Yanjiu歷史研究 (Historical Research), 2013, No. 3, pp. 4-40. The authors of these articles are Chao Xiaohong (鈔曉鴻), J. Donald Hughes (唐納德.休斯), Wang Lihua (王利华), Hou Yongjian (侯甬堅) and Fu Chengshuang (付成双). The topics of their discussions are, respectively, to deepen the research on environmental history, dimensions of environmental history, to discover and evaluate facts of ecological history, a reflection on the thesis of “environment destruction”, and the environmental historical perspective of modernization in the USA.
  • “A Study on the Rebuilding of Historical Landuse of Ming Area: A Case of the Ko-chiu Tin in Yunnan (历史矿区土地利用重建研究:以近代云南个旧钖矿为例)” by Yang Weibing 杨伟兵 and Yang Bin was published in Journal of Chinese Historical Geography中國歷史地理叢, Vol. 27, No. 4 (October 2012), pp. 59-69.
  • Historical GIS Perspectives in Japan: Landscape Reconstruction, Environment and Regional Structure (歷史GISの地平:景觀.環境.地域構造の復原に向けて) editedby Japan Council for Historical GIS Research (HGIS研究協議會), with Kawaguchi Hiroshi 川口洋 as one of the editors, was published by Tokyo: Bensei Publishing Co. 勉誠出版 on 30 March 2012.
  • Taiwan yingzaoye bainianshi 臺灣營造業百年史 (Taiwan’s Construction Industry: A Century History), complied by the team of Fu Tsu Construction 互助營造 and edited by Chen Kuo-tung 陳國棟, was published by Yuanliu 遠流 in Taipei, August 2012.
  • Katana and Lancet: The Transformation, Assimilation and Diffusion of Western Medicine in Japan (武士刀與柳葉刀──日本西洋醫學的形成與擴散) by Liu Shi-yung (劉士永) was published by National Taiwan University Press 臺大出版中心 in March 2012.
  • Paihuai zai ren yu ziran zhi jian ─ Zhongguo shengtai huanjing shi tanso 徘徊在人与自然之间─中国生态环境史探索 (Walking back and forth between human and nature ─ Explorations of ecological and environmental history of China) by Wang Lihua 王利华was published by Tianjing guji chubanshe 天津古籍出版社 in January 2012.
  • “A Discussion of the Vegetation along the Traffic Routes and the Distribution of Karst Rocky Desertification within Guizhou Province in the Ming Dynasty and early Qing Dynasty (明代至清初贵州交通沿线的植被及石漠化分布的探讨) by Han Zhaoqing (韩昭庆) and Lu Liwen, in Journal of Chinese Historical Geography (中國歷史地理論叢), Vol. 27, No. 1 (January 2012), pp. 26-39 and 46.
  • “The Dilemma Facing the Choshui River (濁水溪的歷史難題)” by Su-bing Chang (張素玢), In Taiwan Historical Research (臺灣史研究), Vol. 18, No. 4 (December 2011), pp. 165-199.
  • “Temporal and Spatial Distribution Pattern of Early-Middle Holocene Cultures and Its Possible environmental Diver Factors in the North China Plan (河北及京津地区早中全新世的时空分布及其气候环境因素)” by Cui Jianxin (崔建新) and Zhou Shangzhe (周尚哲) was published in Journal of Chinese Historical Geography (中國歷史地理論叢), Vol. 26, No. 4 (October 2011), pp. 66-76.
  • “Historical Research of Cinchona Cultivation and Quinine Production in Colonial Taiwan (日治時期臺灣的金雞納樹栽培與奎寧製藥)” by Ya-wen Ku (顧雅文) was published in Taiwan Historical Research (臺灣史研究), Vol. 18, No. 3 (September 2011), pp. 47-91.
  • Regional Society and Trade at Treaty Port: A Study on Tianjin, 1867-1931 (区域社会与口岸贸易──以天津为中心,1867-1931) by Jia Hong-wei (佳宏伟) was published by Tianjin Guji Cubanshe 天津古藉出版社 (2010).
  • A General History of Chinese Agriculture (中国农业通史) edited by Wang Lihua (王利华) was published by Beijing: Zhongguo Nongye Chubanshe 中國農業出版社 (2009).
  • The Construction of Jiangnan Seawall and the Environment in Ming-Qing Period (明清 “江南海塘” 的建设与环境) by Daxue Wang (王大学) was published by Shanghai People’s Press上海人民出版社 (2008).
  • Empire and Environmental Anxiety: Health, Science, Art and Conservation in South Asia and Australasia, 1800-1920 by James Beattie was published by Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan in 2011.
  • "Making Home, Making Identity: Asian Garden-Making in New Zealand, 1850s-1930s" by James Beattie, in Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes, 31, 2 (2011), pp.139-159.

  • Two articles by AEAEH members were published in Journal of Chinese Historical Geography (中國歷史地理論叢), Vol. 26, No. 1 (April 2011). (1) “A Discussion on Research’s Method of Historical climate with the Phenology: Answers on the Northern Boundary of Lichi’s Distribution in the upper Yangtze River in Tang Dynasty and Relationship with the Temperature Fluctuations (采用物候学研究历史气候方法问题的讨论——答〈再论代长江上游地区的枝分布北界及其与气温波动的关系〉一文” by Lan Yong (蓝勇), pp. 14-20. (2)Prevention and Response to Calamities: a general report of the Conference on Calamities and Social Changes in Southwest China and the Seventh International Conference on the History of Calamities in China (灾害及其防御和应对——“西南灾茺与社会变迁”暨第七届中国灾害史国际学术研讨会综述)” by Zhou Qiong (周琼), pp. 156-159.
  • Sea has Good and Poor Harvests: The Fish of Yellow Sea and Bohai and Environmental Change (1368-1958) 海有丰歉:黃渤海的鱼类与环境变迁(1368-1958) by Li Yu-shang 李玉尚, Shanghai: ShanghaiJiaoTongUniversity Press, 2011.
  • “Environmental Exploration and Exploitation of Natural Resources in 17th-Century Taiwan under Dutch Colonization (釋析十七世紀荷蘭據臺時期的環境探索與自然資利用)” by Hua-pi Tseng (曾華璧), in Taiwan Historical Research (臺灣史研究), Vol. 18, No. 1 (March 2011), pp. 1-39.
  • Three articles in the Journal of Chinese Historical Geography (中國歷史地理論叢), Vol. 26, No. 1: “The Rice Ecology and the Paddy Soil Formation in Wusong River Valley in Song and Yuan Dynasty (宋元時期吳淞江流域的稻作生態與水稻土形成)” by Wang Jiange (王建革), pp. 5-16; “A Comparative Study of the Distribution of Suspect Karst Rocky Desertification Recorded in the Archives from the 1940s and that from Today’s Survey (貴州民國檔案中所見‘疑似石漠化’ 與今日石漠化分布狀況的比較研究)” by Han Zhaoqing (韓昭慶) and Yang Shicha, p. 32-40; and“The Quantitative Analysis of the Lingnan’s Mobile Literati in Tang Dynasty (唐代嶺南流動文人的數量分析)” by Zuo Peng (左鵬), pp. 93-101.
  • “Hazards and Protest in the ‘Green silicon Island’: The Struggle for Visibility of Industrial Hazards in Contemporary Taiwan” by Paul Jobin, in China Perspectives (神州展望), No. 2010/3, pp. 46-62.
  • “Prevalence of Pneumoconiosis in Taiwan and Mainland China and Its Implications” (塵肺在臺灣和中國大陸發生的情況及其意涵) by Ts’ui-jung Liu (劉翠溶), Taiwan Historical Research (臺灣史研究), Vol. 17, No. 4 (December 2010), pp. 113-162.
  • “Medicine, business, and social imagination: scientificalizing and scientific Chinese medicine in colonial Taiwan” (醫學、商業與社會想像:日治臺灣的漢藥科學化與科學中藥) by Shiyung Michael Liu (劉士永), Taiwanese Journal for Studies of Science, Technology and Medicine (科技、醫療與社會), Issue 11 (October 2010), pp. 149-197.
  • “The Concept of the System of Ecological Understandings and its Significance in Environmental History Studies – a Brief Discussion on the Modes of Ecological Cognition in Chinese History” (“生态知识系统”的概念及其史学意义―兼议中国环境史上的生态识知方式) by WANG Li-hua (王利华), Journal of Poyang Lake (鄱陽湖学刊), No. 5, 2010 (September), pp. 40-49.
  • “On Literati’s Lingnan Images in Tang Dynasty: in View of Environmental History” (“南方本多毒,北客恒惧侵”:略论唐代文人的岭南意象) by Li Rong-hua (李荣华), Journal of Poyang Lake (鄱陽湖学刊), No. 5, 2010 (September), pp. 55-60.
  • “The Distribution, Development and Quantitative Fluctuation of the Pagrosomus major in the Yellow Sea and Bohai Sea since the Qing Dynasty” (清代以来黄渤海真鲷资源的分布、开发与变迁) by Li Yushang, Che Qun, chen Liang (李玉尚、车群、陈亮), Journal of Chinese Historical Geography (中國歷史地理論叢), vol. 25, No. 3 (July 2010), pp. 125-137.
  • “From Water Control to Forest Conservation – the Case of Zhuoshui River Basin” (從治水至治山―以濁水溪流域為例) by Su-bing Chang (張素玢),Taiwan Historica (臺灣文獻), Vol. 60, No. 4 (December, 2009), pp. 81-130.

  • Concepts of Nature: A Chinese-European Cross-Cultural Perspective. Edited by Hans Ulrich Vogel and Günter Dux. With an overview and introduction by Mark Elvin. Leiden, The Netherlands: Koninklijke Brill NV, 2010.
  • Desert, Rivers, Lakes, Deltas: Studies in China’s Regional Environmental History (荒漠、水系、三角洲:中国环境史的区域研究) by Han Zhaoqing (韩昭庆) was published by Shanghai Scientific and Technological Literature Publishing House Co. Ltd. in April 2010.
  • Fishing Wars and Environmental Change in Late Imperial and Modern China by Micah S. Muscolino, Harvard East Asian Monograph 325, was published by Harvard University Asia Center in 2009.
  • 環境から解く古代中国 (Understanding Ancient China from the Environment) by
    Hara Motoko (原宗子) was published by Taishukan (大修館書店), Tokyo, in 2009.
  • A Special Issue: Island Environmental Histories and Management in the Asia-Pacific Region containing 11 articles published in Asia-Pacific Forum, No. 44 (June 2009), by Center for Asia-Pacific Area Studies, RCHSS, Academia Sinica. Among the authors, Huei-Min Tsai, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, and Eric Clark are AEAEH members.
  • Ecological History and Forest Conservation in Ancient China by Choi Duk-kyung (崔德卿), written in Korean with English and Chinese abstracts, Pusan University, Korea, 2009.

 

Old Documents (Posted on January 12, 2010)

  • During 1994-1996, Chinese Environmental History Newsletters edited by Professor Helen Dunstan were circulated quite widely. These newsletters have become valuable old documents of Chinese Environmental History. Thanks to Professor Dunstan’s agreement and her efforts to apply a new format to convert old files, these documents are now posted on this website of AEAEH for your reference.
    • Issue 1, Part 1: April 1994
    • Issue 1:2, November 1994
    • Issue 2:1, May 1995
    • Issue 2:2, November 1995
    • Issue 3:1, May 1996
    • Issue 3:2, December 1996

 


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