The Resource The Emperor's River: : Travels to the Heart of a Resurgent China, (ebook)

The Emperor's River: : Travels to the Heart of a Resurgent China, (ebook)

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The Emperor's River: : Travels to the Heart of a Resurgent China
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The Emperor's River:
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Travels to the Heart of a Resurgent China
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eng
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A look China's recent cultural reinterpretation of the oldest canal in the world, dug when Confucius was alive, along which has traveled not only cargo but ideas, customs, and dialects The face of modern China is changing. Liam D'Arcy-Brown travels the length of the Grand Canal, a symbol of national identity, Chinese pride, and cultural achievement. For those with an interest in China and its culture, people, or heritage, this book provides an exciting, fascinating, and well-written account of the navigation of the lifeblood of a rising power-the Grand Canal of China. Atmore than 1,100 miles long, and dating back to the 5th century BC, the Grand Canal of China is the world's longest artificial waterway and its oldest working canal. Though a source of great national pride to the Chinese, one of China's most economically important transport routes, and the possible savior of a rapidly desiccating Beijing, it has never been investigated by foreign writers and travelers. The first non-Chinese to have made this journey since the 1780s, Liam D'Arcy-Brown traveled from Hangzhou to Beijing along the Grand Canal by barges,boats, and road and here tells his tales
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D'Arcy-Brown, Liam
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915.1046
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non fiction
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  • D'Arcy Brown, Liam
  • Social change
  • Nationalism
  • Historic sites
  • Electronic books
  • Grand Canal (China)
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
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adult
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The Emperor's River: : Travels to the Heart of a Resurgent China, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781908646873
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11720237
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remote
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11720237
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MWT11720237
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Emperor's River: : Travels to the Heart of a Resurgent China, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781908646873
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11720237
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11720237
System control number
MWT11720237
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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