Table of contents for The tiger and the pangolin : nature, culture, and conservation in China / Chris Coggins.

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  1. Introduction: A Short History of Nature Conservation in China

PART I The Southeast Uplands: People, Landscapes, and Wildlife

  2. A Mountain Mosaic: Biological and Cultural Diversity

  3. Lord of the Hundred Beasts: A History of Tigers and
     People in Southeast China

PART II The Tiger and the Pangolin: An Environmental History
         of the Plumflower Mountains

  4. The Wealth of Mountains: Settlement, Subsistence,
     and Population Change in Meihuashan before 949

  5. Three Rises, Two Falls: Political Ecology and
     Socioeconomic Development in Meihuashan after 1949

  6. Burning the Mountains: A Historical Landscape Ecology
     of the Meihuashan Ecosystem

PART III ContemporaryVillage Resource Management and
          Nature Conservation Strategies

  7. Habitat Conservation in the Post-Reform Landscape

  8. White Tigers and Azure Dragons: Fengshui Forests,
     Sacred Space, and the Preservation of Biodiversity in Village Landscapes


  9. Eating from the Mountain: Hunting Traditions,
     the Wildlife Trade, and Wildlife Management

 10. Vital Connections: Linking Nature Conservation and
     Cultural Ecology in Southeast China and Beyond






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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Nature conservation China History, Wildlife conservation China History, Ecology China History, China Civilization