8 edition of The Yangtze found in the catalog.
Traces the course of the third longest river in the world, the Yangtze in China, and describes its physical features, history, importance as a source of food and for transportation, and more.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Michael Pollard.|
|LC Classifications||DS793.Y3 P64 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||97003539|
User Review - Flag as inappropriate Yangtze Patrol: The U.S. Navy in China Rear Admiral Kemp Tolley, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, pages I read this book recently (). My parents, Joseph and Margaret Chadwick, met in Shanghai and married in the Philippines while my father, a Regular Navy officer was serving on the China Station and was familiar with the Reviews: 1. Takes the reader on the Yangtze's incredible 6, kilometre journey, from rice paddies to dramatic gorges, and over vast plains until the heavily urbanized delta, where the Yangtze ends its journey This book divides the river into five sections and each section begins with a map showing the area that is covered.
The Yangtze River, which forms the basis of this body of work, is the main artery that flows 4, miles (6, km) across China, traveling from its furthest westerly point in Qinghai Province to Shanghai in the east. The river is embedded in the consciousness of the . The Yangtze. [James Barter] -- Discusses the early Yangtze, the river as a lifeline for China, and conservation and development of the river. Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: James Barter. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description.
This is a collection of analyses, essays and interviews with prominent Chinese intellectuals, experts and politicians who are opposed to the massive and environmentally questionable project to dam the Yangtze River. The largest hydroelectric project of its kind, it will gener MW of electricity, displace over 1 million people, create a lake over miles long, and probably . Describes the Yangtze's 6, kilometre journey through some amazing landscapes; from rice paddies to dramatic gorges, and over vast plains until we reach the heavily urbanized delta, where the This book contains a map showing the area that is be covered.
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To follow him on his adventures up the Yangtze is to experience the essence of China - to absorb its flavors as well as learn its history and politics, to feel its geography and climate as well as engage in its culture, and to meet up en route with uncommon people in remote and almost inaccessible by: 9.
Returned recently from a cruise on the Yangtze River. The book "River Town: " was recommended by one of the boat guides.
Found the book on Amazon and could hardly put it down when first opening it. The author gives a very good picture of not only the area but also of the people living along the river/5(). simon winchester yangtze river center of the world gorges dam river at the center anyone interested hong kong dam project opium wars professor and the madman along the yangtze along the way modern china reading this book writing style chinese history worthwhile read chinese woman cruise on the yangtze travel writing/5(83).
And the Yangtze, not the Yellow River, h Chinese civilization first developed 5, years ago in North China along the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River. And the Yellow River remained the center of Chinese civilization for the next 4, years.
Then a thousand years ago, this changed/5. Far more The Yangtze book a routine account of naval operations on the great Yangtze, this book is an unforgettable reading experience that has attracted readers Cited by: 3.
The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai is a minute drive to Shanghai Disneyland. All rooms demonstrate enchanting elegance by a perfect integration of old shanghai culture and Art Deco.
Each has a inch flat-screen TV, DVD player and iHome iPod dock. Most of the rooms have a balcony with views of Shanghai skyline/10(K). At the same time, it’s also a very objective and nuanced account With his book, Peter Harmsen fills a huge historiographical void.
The story is told in a highly riveting manner. Shanghai Stalingrad on the Yangtze is almost impossible to put aside once you have started, and even harder to put aside after you have finished the last page.”Cited by: 3.
Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst () is a British war film that tells the story of the British sloop HMS Amethyst caught up in the Chinese Civil War and involved in the Yangtze Incident. Directed by Michael Anderson, it stars Richard Todd, William Hartnell, and Akim Tamiroff.
It was based upon the book written by Lawrence ed by: Herbert Wilcox. Ruby - a Western girl who feels more Chinese than English - and her friend Charlie must follow the Yangtze hundreds of miles upriver, travelling by Chinese junk and rogue steamer, through bandit and ghost haunted countryside - doggedly tracking Moonface as he spirits Charlie's sister Fei off to his home village/5.
As with his other books, this book about his journey up the Yangtze is often categorized as "Travel" but could easily be shelved in history or current affairs. While never losing track of his main narrative, Winchester is an exquisite teller of tales (a reviewer on the back cover calls him a great "anectodeur"; I love that I think it might be /5.
Hello Skipjack Received my book today The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze. This is a collectors item and going to be the perfect Christmas gift for my boyfriend. We own a 55 foot,77, pound, Built on the Yantze River Chinese Junk.
The gentelman we bought it from told me I had to have this book, so thank you for having it to Size: KB. is a Yangtze River Cruises Specialist travel agency, offers discounted prices for Century Cruises, Victoria Cruises, President Cruises, Yangtze Gold Cruises, China Goddess Cruises bookings.
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The Yangtze Valley and Beyond book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Isabella Bird was one of the greatest travelers and tr /5.
In the prefatory note to Mr. Worcester's earlier book--"Junks and Sampans of the Upper Yangtze"-Sir Frederick Maze, former Inspector General of Customs, pointed out that the Chinese have probably shown more originality than any other people in connection with shipbuilding, and commented on their ingenuity in designing vessels to suit special requirements and different.
The Yangtze Valley and Beyond: An Account of Journeys in China, Chiefly in the Province of Sze Chuan and Among the Man-tze of the Somo Territory Isabella Lucy Bird J.
Murray, - China - 5/5(1). Imagine having to marry a deceased bridegroom. Yes, you read that correctly. Although uncommon, this was the practice among some folk-lore practicing Chinese and is the ill-fate of Li Lan, a young woman in 19th century Malyasia in The Ghost Bride by Yangzse Choo.
Despite some beautiful imagery and scene settings, The Ghost Bride is painfully slow/5. Far more than a routine account of naval operations on the great Yangtze, this book is an unforgettable reading experience that has attracted readers since when it was first published in hardcover.
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Conflict on the Yangtze is fast-moving novel that’s full of exciting escapades. Reviewed by Delia Stanley Disclosure: This article is not an endorsement, but a review. The author of this book provided free copies of the book and paid a small fee to have their book reviewed by a professional reviewer.3/5.The Yangtze.
[Michael Pollard] -- Traces the course of the third longest river in the world, the Yangtze in China, and describes its physical features, history, importance as a source of food and for transportation, and more.
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