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The River Dragon Has Come!: 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
Format
Book
Published
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c1998.
Language
English
Chinese (translated from)
ISBN
0765602059 (alk. paper), 0765602067 (pbk)
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 populaiton 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 perspecitves 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.
Description
xxix, 240 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • "Probe International, International Rivers Network."
  • "An East Gate book"--T.p. verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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