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The river dragon has come! : the three gorges dam and the fate of China's Yangtze River and its people

Author: Dai Qing; John Thibodeau; Philip B Williams; Probe International.; International Rivers Network.
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©1998.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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River dragon has come!.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©1998
(DLC) 97023982
(OCoLC)37277493
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dai Qing; John Thibodeau; Philip B Williams; Probe International.; International Rivers Network.
ISBN: 058500157X 9780585001579
OCLC Number: 42922298
Notes: "Probe International, International Rivers Network."
"An East Gate book"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 240 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Three Gorges project: a symbol of uncontrolled development in the late twentieth century / Dai Qing --
Profile of dams in China / Shui Fu --
World's most catastrophic dam failures: the August 1975 collapse of the Banqiao and Shimantan Dams / Yi Si --
Discussing population resettlement with Li Boning / Qi Ren --
General Plan for population resettlement / Li Boning --
Is developmental resettlement possible? / Qi Ren --
Environmental impacts of resettlement in the Three Gorges project / Chen Guojie --
What are the Three Gorges resettlers thinking? / Ding Qigang. Survey of resettlement in Badong County, Hubei Province / Ding Qigang and Zheng Jiaqin --
Resettlement in the Xin'an River Power Station project / Mou Mo and Cai Wenmei --
Danger to historical relics and cultural antiquities in and around the Three Gorges area: interviews with the Director of the National History Museum of China, Yu Weichao / Dai Qing --
Lamentation for the Yellow River: the Three Gate Gorge Dam (Sanmenxia) / Shang Wei --
Water pollution in the Three Gorges Reservoir / Jin Hui --
Military perspectives on the Three Gorges project / Da Bing. Epilogue: New Golden Triangle of China / Richard Hayman --
Appendix A: Acknowledgments from "General Plan for Population Resettlement" / Li Boning --
Appendix B: Sediment problems at the Three Gorges Dam / Luna B. Leopold --
Appendix C: Three Gorges Dam and the fate of China's southern heritage / Elizabeth Childs-Johnson and Lawrence R. Sullivan --
Appendix D: Priority-level cultural antiquities in the Three Gorges area --
Appendi x E: Archaeological sites to be unundated in 1997 by the construction of the Three Gorges Dam. Appendix F: Letter to Jiang Zemin concerning archaeological sites --
Appendix G: Major cities and sites to be affected by the Three Gorges Dam and Reservoir.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Dai Qing ; edited by John G. Thibodeau and Philip B. Williams ; foreword by Audrey Ronning Topping ; translated by Yi Ming.

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