Land Use and Society in Manchuria and Inner Mongolia during the Qing Dynasty

  title={Land Use and Society in Manchuria and Inner Mongolia during the Qing Dynasty},
  author={James Reardon-Anderson},
  journal={Environmental History},
  pages={503 - 530}
In 1990, Manchuria and eastern Inner Mongolia accounted for nearly one-tenth of the population and one-fifth of the cultivated land in China as a whole.' But it was not always this way. Whereas most of China proper was settled by around the twelfth century, prior to 1700, the Chinese made limited inroads into the territories north of the Great Wall. The occupation and cultivation of Manchuria and eastern Inner Mongolia marks the single greatest expansion of Chinese population and agriculture in… 
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