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Flood warnings issued for Yellow River in Rockdale and Newton

Rockdale Newton Citizen (press release) (registration) - Apr 5, 2017
CONYERS - The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued two flood warnings for the Yellow River which could affect Rockdale County and a portion of Newton County. The warning is from Thursday afternoon until late Thursday night.

Proof Found for Ancient Chinese Flood

Paste Magazine - Apr 6, 2017
“This date coincides with the major transition from the Neolithic to Bronze Age in the Yellow River valley and supports hypotheses that the primary state-level society of the Erlitou culture is an archaeological manifestation of the Xia dynasty,” the ...

Newton County settles landfill dispute

Covington News - Apr 13, 2017
The agreement includes the company donating its approximately 424 acres of land located near the Newton County Landfill and the Yellow River to the county with the restriction that it not be used for a landfill or industrial purposes. Though Newton ...

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1995 5oz Yellow River Culture series Ⅰ silver coin with COA and original box


"Yellow River" Concerto, Phily Orchestra for Jiang Qing, Culture Revolution Era


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The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048-1128

by: Ling Zhang
On July 19, 1048, the Yellow River breached its banks, drastically changing its course across the Hebei Plain and turning it into a delta where the river sought a path out to the ocean. This dramatic shift of forces in the natural world resulted from political deliberation and hydraulic engineering of the imperial state of the Northern Song Dynasty. It created 80 years of social suffering, economic downturn, political upheaval, and environmental changes, which reshaped the medieval North China Plain and challenged the state.
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The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond, 1938-1950

by: Micah S. Muscolino
This book explores the interplay between war and the environment in Henan Province, a hotly contested frontline territory that endured massive environmental destruction and human disruption during the conflict between China and Japan that raged during World War II. In a desperate attempt to block Japan's military advance, Chinese Nationalist armies under Chiang Kai-shek broke the Yellow River's dikes in Henan in June 1938, resulting in devastating floods that persisted until after the war's end. Greater catastrophe struck Henan in 1942-1943, when famine took some two million lives and displaced millions more.
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Out of the Fiery Furnace: The Impact of Metals on the History of Mankind

by: Robert Raymond
What were the discoveries that enabled mankind to leave the Stone Age and enter the Age of Metals? How did early man divine the existence of metals, locked up in the rocks? What was the first metal that he learned to use? Where and when did these momentous advances take place and how did metals change the way we live? Such questions embody one of the most extraordinary aspects of the rise of civilization. The human race has existed as a species for perhaps two or three million years, but we have known about metals for only the last ten thousand years.
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