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兰•德

Brian Lander

兰德,布朗大学环境与社会史助理教授,讲授环境历史课程并研究人类社会对中国环境的长期改变。他尤其致力于重建曾经存在于中国文明核心地区的自然生态系统,追溯人们如何建立自己的农业生态系统,探索国家和帝国形成的环境后果。

Brian Lander is an Assistant Professor of History and Environment & Society at Brown University, where he teaches environmental history and studies the long-term transformation of China’s environments by human societies. In particular, he works on reconstructing the natural ecosystems that once existed in the core regions of Chinese civilization, tracing how people came to build their own agricultural ecosystems, and exploring the environmental consequences of the formation of states and empires.