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    • The Water Kingdom

    • A Secret History of China
    • By: Philip Ball
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    From the Yangtze to the Yellow River, China is traversed by great waterways, which have defined its politics and ways of life for centuries. Water has been so integral to China's culture, economy, and growth and development that it provides a window on the whole sweep of Chinese history. In The Water Kingdom, renowned writer Philip Ball opens that window to offer an epic and powerful new way of thinking about Chinese civilization. Water, Ball shows, is a key that unlocks much of Chinese culture.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator is great. Content is a bit lacking.

    • By Ni Mengxi Helen on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $30.09