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100 1  Ball, Philip,|d1962-|eauthor. 
245 14 The water kingdom :|ba secret history of China /|cPhilip 
       Ball. 
263    1703 
264  1 Chicago :|bThe University of Chicago Press,|c2017. 
300    pages cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  Introduction: rain on the Summer Palace -- The great 
       rivers -- Yangtze and Yellow: the axes of China's 
       geography -- Out of the water -- The myths and origins of 
       ancient China -- Finding the way -- Water as source and 
       metaphor in Daoism and Confucianism -- Channels of power -
       - How China's waterways shaped its political landscape -- 
       Voyages of the eunuch admiral -- How China explored the 
       world -- Rise and fall of the hydraulic state -- Taming 
       the waters by bureaucracy -- War on the waters -- Rivers 
       and lakes as sites and instruments of conflict -- Mao's 
       dams -- The technocratic vision of a new China -- The 
       fluid art of expression -- How water infuses Chinese 
       painting and literature -- Water and China's future -- 
       Threats, promises and a new dialogue. 
650  0 Water and civilization. 
651  0 China|xCivilization|xEnvironmental aspects. 
651  0 China|xGeography. 
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