Description - A History of Natural Resources in Asia by Greg Bankoff
Much has been written about the wealth of nations, the history of unequal distribution and zones of affluence and deprivation within and between societies. This book explores why some Asian nations are more prosperous than others through an examination of how their interaction with and utilization of resources has changed over the centuries.
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(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Publisher: Palgrave USA
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Author Biography - Greg Bankoff
GREG BANKOFF is Associate Professor of History, University of Auckland, New Zealand. PETER BOOMGAARD is Senior Researcher, KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies, Leiden, The Netherlands.