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作者 Ball, Philip, 1962- author
書名 The water kingdom : a secret history of China / Philip Ball
出版項 Chicago, IL : The University of Chicago Press, 2017
國際標準書號 9780226369204 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780226470924 (e-book)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  DS727 B355 2017    在架上    30560400434491
 人文社會聯圖  DS727 .B355 2017    在架上    30610020541165
說明 341 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-332) and index
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
主題 China -- Civilization -- Environmental aspects
China -- Geography
Water and civilization
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