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Chinese Studies Alumna turns her PhD Dissertation into major monograph

last modified Oct 17, 2016 04:18 PM

The River, the Plain, and the State - coverChinese Studies alumna Ling Zhang, assistant professor at Boston College, has published "The River, the Plain, and the State". The book is based on her Cambridge PhD dissertation.

"This book is a ground-shifting study that surveys an altered terrain of socio-political relations as founded on environmental interactions. By focusing on state-society commitment to a distinctive set of inherently unstable environmental relations, termed "the hydraulic mode of consumption", Zhang's book offers an innovative analytical approach applicable to much of the subsequent history of imperial China." — David A. Bello, Washington and Lee University, Virginia.

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