Tianjin Library's A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty - Rivers and Sites PDF

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By Tianjin Library

ISBN-10: 9814246166

ISBN-13: 9789814246163

A Pictorial checklist of the Qing Dynasty - Rivers and websites, comprises significant different types of maps: river maps and maps of historic sites.China used to be an agrarian society in the course of medieval occasions, and harnessing rivers performed a major function in maintaining social improvement. A Compendium on Harnessing Rivers, which was once accomplished within the forty second yr of Emperor Kangxi s reign (1703), encompasses a huge variety of helpful images compiled and edited via Zhang Penghe, the governor-general accountable for rivers. The publication additionally includes maps of varied rivers drawn by means of nameless artists. They list the vicissitudes of rivers and parts alongside the banks whereas whilst realistically tracing the shapes of urban partitions, locations of ancient curiosity, and wonder spots alongside the rivers.As a mom river of the chinese language kingdom, the Yellow River has constantly been the point of interest of a lot cognizance, leading to extra historic chinese language maps of this river than the other in China. This publication collects many maps of the Yellow River made in the course of the past due Qing interval, so much of which additionally list in writing the dates of the crevasse and the closure of a definite element of the river and the deployment of squaddies guarding it. an entire Map of the Yellow River inside Shandong, A Map of the Yellow River in the entire Province of Shandong, A Concise entire Map of the Yellow River inside of Shandong are one of the maps awarded during this book.Other maps to be had comprise Maps of the Rivers less than Baoding Prefecture, Maps of the Rivers less than Zhengding Prefecture, and Maps of the Rivers below the 5 Prefectures of Zhili Ji, Zhao, Shen, Ding, and Yi.In addition, there are 3 maps of historic curiosity: Maps of His Majesty s transitority residing Palaces on His go back trip, Maps of Dagu Batteries, and Illustrations of Wendeng, Weihai, and different old Sites..KEY positive factors- Rivers and websites is the 3rd booklet in A Pictorial checklist of the Qing Dynasty sequence. the opposite 3 books are entitled enterprise records (Released might 2008), previous Manchu Capital (Released June 2008), and Manchurian Railway (to be unencumber November 2008).- together with over four hundred maps that seem in chronological order in ten different types, each one adorned with coloured drawings.- unique pictures and entire colour

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