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The Resource The water kingdom : a secret history of China, Philip Ball

The water kingdom : a secret history of China, Philip Ball

Label
The water kingdom : a secret history of China
Title
The water kingdom
Title remainder
a secret history of China
Statement of responsibility
Philip Ball
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ball, Philip
Dewey number
951
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Water resources development
  • China
Label
The water kingdom : a secret history of China, Philip Ball
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.The Great Rivers -- Yangtze and Yellow: The Axes of China's Geography -- 2.Out of the Water -- The Myths and Origins of Ancient China -- 3.Finding the Way -- Water as Source and Metaphor in Daoism and Confucianism -- 4.Channels of Power -- How China's Waterways Shaped its Political Landscape -- 5.Voyages of the Eunuch Admiral -- How China Explored the World -- 6.Rise and Fall of the Hydraulic State -- Taming the Waters by Bureaucracy -- 7.War on the Waters -- Rivers and Lakes as Sites and Instruments of Conflict -- 8.Mao's Dams -- The Technocratic Vision of a New China -- 9.The Fluid Art of Expression -- How Water Infuses Chinese Painting and Literature -- 10.Water and China's Future -- Threats, Promises and a New Dialogue
Control code
000058559782
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9781847923554
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99968533561
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)957184846
Label
The water kingdom : a secret history of China, Philip Ball
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.The Great Rivers -- Yangtze and Yellow: The Axes of China's Geography -- 2.Out of the Water -- The Myths and Origins of Ancient China -- 3.Finding the Way -- Water as Source and Metaphor in Daoism and Confucianism -- 4.Channels of Power -- How China's Waterways Shaped its Political Landscape -- 5.Voyages of the Eunuch Admiral -- How China Explored the World -- 6.Rise and Fall of the Hydraulic State -- Taming the Waters by Bureaucracy -- 7.War on the Waters -- Rivers and Lakes as Sites and Instruments of Conflict -- 8.Mao's Dams -- The Technocratic Vision of a New China -- 9.The Fluid Art of Expression -- How Water Infuses Chinese Painting and Literature -- 10.Water and China's Future -- Threats, Promises and a New Dialogue
Control code
000058559782
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9781847923554
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99968533561
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)957184846

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