How Have Economy and Governance Evolved since 500 BC?
Chapter 6: Chinese climatic and environmental changes after the tenth century and their impacts on the Chinese governance pattern
This chapter discusses Chinese climatic and environmental changes after the tenth century and their impacts on the Chinese governance pattern such as changes of comparative power between the nomadic tribes and the Han nation, the southward shift of the population and economic center in China, and challenges to the governance pattern. Finally, the author compares the influencing mechanism, countermeasures and enlightenment regarding climatic and environmental change in ancient and modern times.
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