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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
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ball, Philip
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • China
  • China
  • Water and civilization
  • HISTORY / Asia / China
  • SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Hydrology
  • SCIENCE / History
Label
The water kingdom : a secret history of China, Philip Ball
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: rain on the Summer Palace -- The great rivers : Yangtze and Yellow : the axes of China's geography -- Out of the water : the myths and origins of ancient China -- Finding the way : water as source and metaphor in Daoism and Confucianism -- Channels of power : how China's waterways shaped its political landscape -- Voyages of the eunuch admiral : how China explored the world -- Rise and fall of the hydraulic state : taming the waters by bureaucracy -- War on the waters : rivers and lakes as sites and instruments of conflict -- Mao's dams : the technocratic vision of a new China -- The fluid art of expression : how water infuses Chinese painting and literature -- Water and China's future : threats, promises and a new dialogue
Control code
958351041
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780226369204
Lccn
2016042794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)958351041
Label
The water kingdom : a secret history of China, Philip Ball
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: rain on the Summer Palace -- The great rivers : Yangtze and Yellow : the axes of China's geography -- Out of the water : the myths and origins of ancient China -- Finding the way : water as source and metaphor in Daoism and Confucianism -- Channels of power : how China's waterways shaped its political landscape -- Voyages of the eunuch admiral : how China explored the world -- Rise and fall of the hydraulic state : taming the waters by bureaucracy -- War on the waters : rivers and lakes as sites and instruments of conflict -- Mao's dams : the technocratic vision of a new China -- The fluid art of expression : how water infuses Chinese painting and literature -- Water and China's future : threats, promises and a new dialogue
Control code
958351041
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780226369204
Lccn
2016042794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)958351041

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