Chongqing & The Three Gorges

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Kim Hunter Gordon, May 1, 2012 - 288 pages
 

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Contents

Prehistory and the Ba
8
The Three Kingdoms
14
An economic history of the region
18
Sichuan opera
26
The Local dialect
28
Food
30
CHAPTER 2 Chongqing and around
35
Introduction
38
CHAPTER 4 The Three Gorges
191
Introduction
193
Qutang Gorge
195
Wushan
204
Daning River
205
Wuxi
209
Ningchangzhen
213
Wu Gorge
216

Lower city
49
Upper city
56
Outer city
63
Nanshan mountain
79
Shapingba
93
Jiulongpo
97
Further afield
100
City guide
108
Accommodation
116
Transport
118
CHAPTER 3 The East Sichuan Basin
139
Fulling
141
Fengdu Ghost Town
145
Xueyu Cave
150
Zhongxian
153
Shibaozhai Xituio
156
Qinglong Waterfall
157
Wanzhou
161
Yunyang
169
Fengjie
172
Tiankeng
173
Baidicheng
175
Practical information
180
Shennong Stream
218
Xiling Gorge
222
Practical information
229
CHAPTER 5 Damming the Yangtze
237
Introduction
239
The conception of a great dam
241
Floods on the Yangtze
250
The issue of sediment
252
The South to North Water Project
256
CHAPTER 6 Yichang and around
259
East Xiling Gorge
261
Yichang City
265
Chexi Tujia Village
269
Practical information
274
CHAPTER 7 Appendix
277
Bibliography and recommended reading
278
Tour operators
282
Cruiselines
283
Local festivals
284
Index
285
Index of Chinese names
288
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