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The Yellow River

The Problem of Water in Modern China

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HARDCOVER

$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674058248

Publication Date: 01/05/2015

Short

384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

23 halftones, 11 maps, 2 graphs, 3 tables

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David A. Pietz is Professor of Chinese History and Director of the Global Studies Program at the University of Arizona, where he also holds the UNESCO Chair in Environmental History.

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