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Ecology of War in China Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond, 1938-1950

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ISBN-10: 1107071569

ISBN-13: 9781107071568

Edition: 2014

Authors: Micah S. Muscolino

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This book explores the interplay between war and the environment in Henan Province, a hotly contested frontline territory that endured massive environmental destruction and human disruption during the conflict between China and Japan that raged during World War II. In a desperate attempt to block Japan's military advance, Chinese Nationalist armies under Chiang Kai-shek broke the Yellow River's dikes in Henan in June 1938, resulting in devastating floods that persisted until after the war's end. Greater catastrophe struck Henan in 1942-1943, when famine took some two million lives and displaced millions more. Focusing on these war-induced disasters and their aftermath, this book…    
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Book details

List price: $105.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/15/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 310
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Micah S. Muscolino is Assistant Professor of History, Georgetown University .