By Jonathan Schlesinger
In A global Trimmed with Fur, Jonathan Schlesinger makes use of those varied data to bare how Qing rule witnessed now not the destruction of unspoiled environments, yet their invention. Qing frontiers have been by no means pristine within the 19th century—pearlers had stripped riverbeds of mussels, mushroom pickers had uprooted the steppe, and fur-bearing animals had disappeared from the wooded area. In reaction, the court docket became to "purification;" it registered and arrested poachers, reformed territorial rule, and redefined the boundary among the pristine and the corrupted. Schlesinger's ensuing research offers a framework for rethinking the worldwide invention of nature.
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A World Trimmed with Fur: Wild Things, Pristine Places, and the Natural Fringes of Qing Rule by Jonathan Schlesinger