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Deirdre Chetham

Deirdre Chetham has been a frequent traveler on the Yangtze River for almost twenty years. She has been the executive director of the Harvard University Asia Center since 1997, and until 2000 served concurrently as the executive director of Harvard's Fairbank Center for East Asian Research. Prior to this, she spent a decade as a U.S. foreign service officer, with assignments in Beijing, East Berlin, and on the Burma desk in Washington D.C. Deirdre Chetham has been a contributor the National Geographic News Service, Gemini News Service in London, and Radio Netherlands International.


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Before the Deluge
The Vanishing World of the Yangtze's Three Gorges

Palgrave Macmillan
A timely and compelling portrait of a world, quickly vanishing under the rising waters of the Yangtze River.
Deirdre Chetham

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