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Controlling the dragon : Confucian engineers and the Yellow River in the late imperial China

Author: Randall A Dodgen
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Yellow River has long been viewed as a symbol of China's cultural and political development, its management traditionally held as a gauge of dynastic power. This work examines long-term efforts  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dodgen, Randall A., 1947-
Controlling the dragon.
Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606516835
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randall A Dodgen
ISBN: 0824821912 9780824821913 0824823664 9780824823665
OCLC Number: 44633068
Description: ix, 243 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Evolution of the Yellow River Control System in Late Imperial China, 1495-1835 --
2. Rising Waters --
3. Confucian Engineers --
4. The Xiangfu Flood and the Siege of Kaifeng, 1841-1842 --
5. The Taoyuan Flood and the Zhongmou Debacle, 1842-1845 --
6. A Change of Course, 1844-1855.
Responsibility: Randall A. Dodgen.

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