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Before the Deluge

Normale prijs
€14,00 EUR
Normale prijs
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€14,00 EUR

Korte omschrijving 📚

‘…the content is a well-balanced mix of vignettes from real lives and their historical contexts.’ – Jo Lusby, City Weekend ‘…a meticulously researched, emotionally charged account of China’s uphill battle to erect the barricade.’ – David Johnson, The Asian Reporter ‘Readable and informative, it’s highly recommended.’ – Karin Glendenning, Chattanooga Free Press ‘…a timely study of a condemned place.’ – Washington Post Book World ‘A vivid last snapshot of the communities about to come to an end with the flooding of the Three Gorges. Chetham has an intimate understanding from many return visits, informed by her Chinese language and her knowledge of history, geography, society, and politics.’ – Ezra Vogel, Research Professor, Fairbank Center, and former Director, Fairbank Center and Asia Center, Harvard ‘Deirdre Chetham’s evocative and informative portrait of a vanishing world will fascinate anyone who has wondered about the social and cultural implications of The Three Gorges Dam…A poignant work, the significance of which will only increase after the deluge.’ – Judith Shapiro, author of Mao’s War Against Nature: Politics and the Environment in Revolutionary China ‘…a meticulously researched, emotionally charged account of China’s uphill battle to erect the barricade.’ – David Johnson, The Asian Reporter ‘Readable and informative, it’s highly recommended.’ – Karin Glendenning, Chattanooga Free Press ‘…a timely study of a condemned place.’ – Washington Post Book World ‘A vivid last snapshot of the communities about to come to an end with the flooding of the Three Gorges. Chetham has an intimate understanding from many return visits, informed by her Chinese language and her knowledge of history, geography, society, and politics.’ – Ezra Vogel, research professor at the Fairbank Center, and former director of the Fairbank Center and Asia Center at Harvard

Palgrave

2002, gebonden met stofomslag, 296pp, mooi exemplaar, 24x16.5cm