Emperor's River

Emperor's River

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Liam D'Arcy-Brown travels the length of the Grand Canal, a symbol of national identity, Chinese pride, and cultural achievement.


For those with an interest in China, its culture, people or heritage, this book provides an engaging, fascinating, and well-written account of the navigation of the lifeblood of a rising power - the Grand Canal of China.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 22.86mm | 272g
  • Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1903070708
  • 9781903070703
  • 1,209,027

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Historical insights, Chinese mythologies, modern commentaries are all deftly interwoven with the narrative of his own odyssey. D Arcy-Brown has penned a perceptive portrait of modern China in all its bewildering diversity. . . . he has captured its soul. Stanley Stewart, author, "In the Empire of Genghis Khan" on" Green Dragon, Sombre Warrior"" "Historical insights, Chinese mythologies, modern commentaries are all deftly interwoven with the narrative of his own odyssey. D'Arcy-Brown has penned a perceptive portrait of modern China in all its bewildering diversity. . . . he has captured its soul." --Stanley Stewart, author, In the Empire of Genghis Khan on Green Dragon, Sombre Warrior "A moving and chilling book. Let us hope there are many more to come." --Times on Green Dragon, Sombre Warrior
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About Liam James D'Arcy-Brown

Liam D'Arcy-Brown is the author of Green Dragon, Sombre Warrior.
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