Food For One Billion: China's Agriculture Since 1949, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Food For One Billion

China's Agriculture Since 1949, 1st Edition

By Robert C. Hsu

Routledge

156 pages

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Description

This book examines the agricultural policies and programs adopted by the Chinese leadership since 1949 and analyzes the role of agriculture in China's changing development strategies. It gives particular attention to the measures intended to improve agricultural technology.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Natural Environment 2. Historical Background 3. Agriculture in China's Development Strategies 4. Technological Changes: Fertilization, Water Control, and Plant Breeding 5. Technological Changes: Mechanization, Rural Energy, and Plant Protection 6. Financing Agricultural Development 7. Summary, Evaluation, and Conclusions

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies