RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 680038482 LA English UL http://site.ebrary.com/id/10428877 T1 Where the dragon meets the Angry River : nature and power in the People's Republic of China A1 Grumbine, R. Edward., PB Island Press : Shearwater Books PP Washington, DC YR 2010 SN 9781597268110 1597268119 AB China's meteoric rise to economic powerhouse might be charted with dams. Every river in the country has been tapped to power exploding cities and factories--every river but one. Running through one of the richest natural areas in the world, the Nujiang's raging waters were on the verge of being dammed when a 2004government moratorium halted construction. Might the Chinese dragon bow to the "Angry River"? Would Beijing put local people and their land ahead of power and profit? Could this remote region actually become a model for sustainable growth? -- Publisher Summary.