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Centennial Hydraulic Project: South-North Water Diversion(Created in China)(Chinese edition)

Author:Zhao Hongliang

Publication date:2013-12-01

ISBN:9787508527000

Language:English

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Editor’s Words for Centennial Hydraulic Project: South-North Water DiversionDiverting water from South China to North China in order to benefit the Chinese people is a magnificent blueprint that has been on the minds of many generations of Chinese people. Today, this blueprint has finally become a ...
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Editor’s Words for Centennial Hydraulic Project: South-North Water Diversion
Diverting water from South China to North China in order to benefit the Chinese people is a magnificent blueprint that has been on the minds of many generations of Chinese people. Today, this blueprint has finally become a reality. The brainchild of Chairman Mao Zedong in 1952 has turned from a dream into a living, breathing reality after half a century’s discussions over planning, careful design and diligent construction, and this “Great Wall” of water is gradually taking shape. This book reviews this creative project and its historical significance, highlights the miracles and innovations achieved in the South-North Water Diversion Project, and shows the strength of Chinese people in overcoming some of the most difficult problems that ……Overview:This book shows the whole picture of this historical project from the perspective of the origin of the project, the planning and design, project construction, the relocation of displaced people, protecting cultural relics, pollution control and creative achievements. At the same time, it tells the stories of many project builders and refers to detailed data to underline the construction details and innovation highlights.

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