Famine, migration and war: Comparison of climate change impacts and social responses in North China between the late Ming and late Qing dynasties

  title={Famine, migration and war: Comparison of climate change impacts and social responses in North China between the late Ming and late Qing dynasties},
  author={Lingbo Xiao and Xiuqi Fang and Jingyun Zheng and Wanyi Zhao},
  journal={The Holocene},
  pages={900 - 910}
The human-climate-ecosystem interactions in the past were valuable for today’s human beings who face the challenge of global change. The multi-proxy reconstruction of climate change impacts and social responses and the comparative study between typical periods form an effective tool for elucidating the mechanisms of the interactions. In this paper, with a reconstruction of the proxy series of famine, migration and wars, the most typical social consequences related to climate change and… 

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