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The river dragon has come! [electronic resource] : the three gorges dam and the fate of China's Yangtze River and its people / [compiled by] Dai Qing ; edited by John G. Thibodeau and Philip B. Williams ; foreword by Audrey Ronning Topping ; translated by Yi Ming.

Contributor(s): Qing, Dai | Thibodeau, John, 1968- | Williams, Philip B | Probe International | International Rivers Network.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c1998Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 240 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 058500157X (electronic bk.); 9780585001579 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): San xia shui li shu niu (China) | Dams -- China -- Yangtze River Gorges | Chinese -- Relocation -- History -- 20th century | Three Gorges Water Control Project | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: River dragon has come!.DDC classification: 333.91/00951 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Three Gorges project: a symbol of uncontrolled development in the late twentieth century / Dai Qing -- Profile of dams in China / Shui Fu -- World's most catastrophic dam failures: the August 1975 collapse of the Banqiao and Shimantan Dams / Yi Si -- Discussing population resettlement with Li Boning / Qi Ren -- General Plan for population resettlement / Li Boning -- Is developmental resettlement possible? / Qi Ren -- Environmental impacts of resettlement in the Three Gorges project / Chen Guojie -- What are the Three Gorges resettlers thinking? / Ding Qigang.
Survey of resettlement in Badong County, Hubei Province / Ding Qigang and Zheng Jiaqin -- Resettlement in the Xin'an River Power Station project / Mou Mo and Cai Wenmei -- Danger to historical relics and cultural antiquities in and around the Three Gorges area: interviews with the Director of the National History Museum of China, Yu Weichao / Dai Qing -- Lamentation for the Yellow River: the Three Gate Gorge Dam (Sanmenxia) / Shang Wei -- Water pollution in the Three Gorges Reservoir / Jin Hui -- Military perspectives on the Three Gorges project / Da Bing.
Epilogue: New Golden Triangle of China / Richard Hayman -- Appendix A: Acknowledgments from "General Plan for Population Resettlement" / Li Boning -- Appendix B: Sediment problems at the Three Gorges Dam / Luna B. Leopold -- Appendix C: Three Gorges Dam and the fate of China's southern heritage / Elizabeth Childs-Johnson and Lawrence R. Sullivan -- Appendix D: Priority-level cultural antiquities in the Three Gorges area -- Appendi x E: Archaeological sites to be unundated in 1997 by the construction of the Three Gorges Dam.
Appendix F: Letter to Jiang Zemin concerning archaeological sites -- Appendix G: Major cities and sites to be affected by the Three Gorges Dam and Reservoir.
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"Probe International, International Rivers Network."

"An East Gate book"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Three Gorges project: a symbol of uncontrolled development in the late twentieth century / Dai Qing -- Profile of dams in China / Shui Fu -- World's most catastrophic dam failures: the August 1975 collapse of the Banqiao and Shimantan Dams / Yi Si -- Discussing population resettlement with Li Boning / Qi Ren -- General Plan for population resettlement / Li Boning -- Is developmental resettlement possible? / Qi Ren -- Environmental impacts of resettlement in the Three Gorges project / Chen Guojie -- What are the Three Gorges resettlers thinking? / Ding Qigang.

Survey of resettlement in Badong County, Hubei Province / Ding Qigang and Zheng Jiaqin -- Resettlement in the Xin'an River Power Station project / Mou Mo and Cai Wenmei -- Danger to historical relics and cultural antiquities in and around the Three Gorges area: interviews with the Director of the National History Museum of China, Yu Weichao / Dai Qing -- Lamentation for the Yellow River: the Three Gate Gorge Dam (Sanmenxia) / Shang Wei -- Water pollution in the Three Gorges Reservoir / Jin Hui -- Military perspectives on the Three Gorges project / Da Bing.

Epilogue: New Golden Triangle of China / Richard Hayman -- Appendix A: Acknowledgments from "General Plan for Population Resettlement" / Li Boning -- Appendix B: Sediment problems at the Three Gorges Dam / Luna B. Leopold -- Appendix C: Three Gorges Dam and the fate of China's southern heritage / Elizabeth Childs-Johnson and Lawrence R. Sullivan -- Appendix D: Priority-level cultural antiquities in the Three Gorges area -- Appendi x E: Archaeological sites to be unundated in 1997 by the construction of the Three Gorges Dam.

Appendix F: Letter to Jiang Zemin concerning archaeological sites -- Appendix G: Major cities and sites to be affected by the Three Gorges Dam and Reservoir.

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