Flowing over 3,900 miles, the Yangtze is as vast, varied, and mysterious as China itself It rises in the highlands of Tibet, where glaciers create a network of icy channels that form what the Chinese call the Long River From here, it snakes and cascades its way through some of the world s most spectacular scenery, into the precipitous mountains, narrow gorges, and lush lowlands of eastern China Yangtze follows the river on its journey through China as it does so, it explores the teeming human activity along the river s banks, its flora and fauna, and its role in some of the turning points in Chinese history The book also examines the changes and challenges affecting the Yangtze today, including the controversial Three Gorges Dam Beautiful and informative, Yangtze is a superb portrayal of the river and its long and absorbing history. New Download Yangtze [ By ] Philip Wilkinson [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – heartforum.co.uk

Philip Wilkinson is the author of non fiction books for children and adults He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford He worked as an editor prior to becoming an author.He specializes in works on history, the arts, religion, and architecture and has written over forty titles.

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  • Hardcover
  • 160 pages
  • Yangtze
  • Philip Wilkinson
  • English
  • 18 June 2018
  • 0563487798

10 thoughts on “ Yangtze

  1. Brian Jed says:

    I bought this book as an addition to my coffee table book collection which features geography and travel as a retrocollection from previously published books Book cover Plain and simple The elegance and beauty of the book is reflected by the neutral color of the river itself and a humble centerpiece of the boatsman across the huge expanse of the river and surrounding Content A great collection of information about the topography, culture, history and further readings about one of t I bought this book as an addition to my cof...

  2. Lingvo says:

    A great book detailing the significance of China s famous river Yangtze to its people s livelihoods and how it plays its part in many historical events which has molded China into the country it is today Highly interesting and informative.

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