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The Mekong Currency: Lives and Times of a River

Art / Photobook

By: Liesbeth Sluiter

168 pages, 300 b/w photos

International Books

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #33413 | ISBN: 9062249892
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NHBS Price: £16.99 $22/€20 approx

About this book

Expressive photographic documentary of this magnificent river, which illustrates in very real terms the interdependancy of the river and the people it feeds. As other books, most notably Barber's Damning the Three Gorges have shown, the plans to dam vast sections of the river are highly controversial. This book ably demonstrates that though these developments will bring wealth to a few, disastrous consequences will be felt by many more.


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