A Re-exploration of Yu the Great's Thinking of Taming the Waters——A Co-discussion on Gonggong's and Gun's Regions of Taming the Waters and the View of No Building the Dam in the Pre-Warring-Kingdoms Days

@inproceedings{Hui2008ARO,
  title={A Re-exploration of Yu the Great's Thinking of Taming the Waters——A Co-discussion on Gonggong's and Gun's Regions of Taming the Waters and the View of No Building the Dam in the Pre-Warring-Kingdoms Days},
  author={Wang Rong-rong Wang Hui},
  year={2008}
}
It is not appropriate to simply think that Yu succeeded in taming the waters by dredging while Gun failed by blocking up.In fact,it was impossible to tame the waters by dredging at the beginning of the Great Flood.The only way possible then was to build dams as Gun did in his day.It was only in the late days when the flood began to recede that Yu was able to tame the waters by dredging.As the ancient legend has it,Gun and Gonggong were both chieftains of agricultural tribes which settled in the… CONTINUE READING

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