Chapter 25. Modernity, Water, and the Environment in Japan

  1. William M. Tsutsui
  1. Gavan McCormack

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751398.ch26

A Companion to Japanese History

A Companion to Japanese History

How to Cite

McCormack, G. (2007) Modernity, Water, and the Environment in Japan, in A Companion to Japanese History (ed W. M. Tsutsui), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751398.ch26

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405116909

Online ISBN: 9780470751398

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Keywords:

  • modernity;
  • water;
  • environment;
  • civil engineering;
  • dam construction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Civilization and Water

  • Modernizing Water

  • Kawarayu (Yanba Dam)

  • Itsuki Village (Kawabe River Dam)

  • Super Dykes and Neo-Nature

  • Conclusion