The Yangzi River: And the Three Gorges Judy Bonavia

ISBN: 9789622176942

Published: November 1st 2001

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212 pages


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The Yangzi River: And the Three Gorges  by  Judy Bonavia

The Yangzi River: And the Three Gorges by Judy Bonavia
November 1st 2001 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 212 pages | ISBN: 9789622176942 | 7.48 Mb

From the wild windswept snowfields of its source in Tibet, to the rich farmlands of its delta on the Yellow Sea, the mighty Yangzi has always had symbolic and practical significance for the Chinese. They refer to it simply as Changjiang, or LongMoreFrom the wild windswept snowfields of its source in Tibet, to the rich farmlands of its delta on the Yellow Sea, the mighty Yangzi has always had symbolic and practical significance for the Chinese. They refer to it simply as Changjiang, or Long River. Stretching for nearly 4,000 miles, the Yangzi is Chinas main artery, supporting a third of its people- it also serves as the countrys main commercial waterway.This detailed guide to the river and its environs includes practical information of sights and accommodation.

Illustrated by exceptional color photography and informative maps and plans, it is an essential companion for anyone with an interest in China. There is also a selection of literary excerpts, from authors such as Paul Theroux and Han Suyin, to enrich the readers understanding of Chinas Long River.



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