Like New. No Jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Odyssey Books small Trade Paperback Like New. Cover clean, clear and glossy, cover photo of The Three Gorges Project dam, back cover: Sailing the Yangzi. (Erratum Correction laid in). The third longest river in the world, this river has played a role in the history of China, and in the development of the country's modern economy. The torrential waters have constantly threatened the lives of Yangzi boatmen, their passengers and gorge dwellers. The Three Gorges Project Dam has finally tamed the turbulent waters, harnessing the river's abundant energy to generate hydro-electric power for much of southern China. The book includes: 105 marvelous photographs-full-color; 12 maps and diagrams; Geology of the River; Archaeological sites; The Three Gorges Dam; Literary Excerpts and Recommended Reading; Peter Hessler on the River's rise; Practical information. Hong Kong: Odyssey Books, 2007. 5.5in x 8in tall; 248pp. Indexed with Bibliography.
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