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D'Arcy Brown, Liam

Works: 5 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 439 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DS712, 915.1046
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Liam D'Arcy Brown
Most widely held works by Liam D'Arcy Brown
Green dragon, sombre warrior : a journey round China's symbolic frontiers by Liam D'Arcy Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chusan : the Opium War & the forgotten story of Britain's first Chinese island by Liam D'Arcy Brown( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor's River by Liam D'Arcy Brown( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A look China's recent cultural reinterpretation of the oldest canal in the world, dug when Confucius was alive, along which has traveled not only cargo but ideas, customs, and dialects The face of modern China is changing. Liam D'Arcy-Brown travels the length of the Grand Canal, a symbol of national identity, Chinese pride, and cultural achievement. For those with an interest in China and its culture, people, or heritage, this book provides an exciting, fascinating, and well-written account of the navigation of the lifeblood of a rising power{u2014}the Grand Canal of China. Atmore than 1,100 miles long, and dating back to the 5th century BC, the Grand Canal of China is the world{u2019}s longest artificial waterway and its oldest working canal. Though a source of great national pride to the Chinese, one of China{u2019}s most economically important transport routes, and the possible savior of a rapidly desiccating Beijing, it has never been investigated by foreign writers and travelers. The first non-Chinese to have made this journey since the 1780s, Liam D{u2019}Arcy-Brown traveled from Hangzhou to Beijing along the Grand Canal by barges,boats, and road and here tells his tales
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.51 (from 0.35 for The empero ... to 0.83 for Chusan : t ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Green dragon, sombre warrior : a journey round China's symbolic frontiers
Alternative Names
Brown, Liam D'Arcy

Liam D’Arcy Brown britischer Sinologe und Reiseschriftsteller

Liam D’Arcy Brown sinologue, essayiste et écrivain

Liam D'Arcy Brown Brits auteur

林杰 1970年)

English (12)

Green dragon, sombre warrior : travels to China's extremesGreen dragon, sombre warrior : a journey round China's symbolic frontiers