The Yellow River

The Yellow River

Written by: David A. Pietz

  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publish Date: 2015-01-05
  • ISBN-10: 9780674966925
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In the Maoist years the North China Plain was re-engineered to use every drop of water for irrigation and hydroelectricity. As David Pietz shows, China’s urban growth, industrial expansion, and agricultural intensification rested on compromised water resources, with effects that cast a long shadow over China’s future course as a global power.

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