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New Approaches to East Asian Environmental History

  • April 23, 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)

This session will feature a conversation with three scholars who have recently published important books in East Asian environmental history:

David Fedman, University of California, Irvine, author of Seeds of Control: Japan’s Empire of Forestry in Colonial Korea

Ian M. Miller, St. John’s University, author of Fir and Empire: The Transformation of Forests in Early Modern China

Jakobina K. Arch, Whitman College, author of Bringing Whales Ashore: Oceans and the Environment in Early Modern Japan

All three books appear in the Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books series, published by the University of Washington Press.

This panel will be moderated by Paul S. Sutter, the series editor.

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