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On Leaving Bai Di Cheng The Culture of China's Yangzi Gorges

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ISBN-10: 1550210831

ISBN-13: 9781550210835

Edition: N/A

Authors: Caroline Walker, Robert Shipley, Ruth Lor Malloy, Fu Kailin

List price: $16.95
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Description:

The book is the product of a private Canadian expedition to China in 1992. Its members sought to gauge the potential cultural destruction of the daunting and controversial Three Gorges Dam project, which was actively supported by the Canadian government and by corporate sectors.What cultural losses will accompany the expected economic and political gains? What will China, Canada, and the world community lose? How might we, as Canadians, view the purpose and impact of the project, which is now well under way? Using a government-sponsored assessment of the cultural artifacts destined to be submerged by rising waters behind the dam project, our guides - a publisher (Caroline Walker), a…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 5/5/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 263
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.73" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Caroline Walker was a publisher from Toronto Ontario's NC Press.

Robert Shipley is a heritage consultant from Canada.

Fu Kailin is a scholar.