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

Author: Dai Qing; John Thibodeau; Philip B Williams; Probe International.; International Rivers Network.
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 1997.
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This is a collection of essays exploring the deep-rooted problems presented by the Three Gorges dam project that the Chinese government are trying to disguise or supress, brought together by Dai  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
River dragon has come!
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 1997
(OCoLC)644000549
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dai Qing; John Thibodeau; Philip B Williams; Probe International.; International Rivers Network.
ISBN: 0765602059 9780765602053
OCLC Number: 68698035
Notes: "Probe International, International Rivers Network."
Description: xxix, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Three Gorges Project - a Symbol of Uncontrolled Development in the Late 20th Century, Dai Qing; A Profile of Dams in China, Shui Fu; The World's Most Catastrophic Dam Failures - the August 1975 Collapse of the Banqiao and Shimantan Dams, Yi Si; Discussing Population Resettlement with Li Boning - 1 - General Plan for Population Resettlement, Li Boning, 2 - Is Developmental Resettlement Possible?, Qi Ren; The Environmental Impacts of Resettlement in the Three Gorges Project, Chen Guojie; What are the Three Gorges Resettlers Thinking?, Ding Qigang; A 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; The 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 and Dai Qing; A 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 - the New Golden Triangle of China, Richard Hayman; Appendices: Acknowledgements from "General Plan for Population Resettlement", Li Boning; Sediment Problems at the Three Gorges Dam, Luna B. Leopold; The Three Gorges Dam and the Fate of China's Southern Heritage, Elizabeth Childs-Johnson and Lawrence R. Sullivan; Priority Level Cultural Antiquities in the Three Gorges Area; Archaeological Sites to be Inundated in 1997 by the Construction of the Three Gorges Dam; Letter to Jiang Zemin Concerning Archaeological Sites.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Dai Qing ; edited by John G. Thibodeau and Philip B. Williams ; with a foreword by Audrey Ronning Topping ; translated by Yi Ming.
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