A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty - Rivers and Sites by Tianjin Library

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A Pictorial checklist of the Qing Dynasty - Rivers and websites, comprises significant different types of maps: river maps and maps of old sites.China used to be an agrarian society in the course of medieval occasions, and harnessing rivers performed an enormous position in maintaining social improvement. A Compendium on Harnessing Rivers, which used to be accomplished within the forty second yr of Emperor Kangxi s reign (1703), incorporates a huge variety of useful photos compiled and edited by means of Zhang Penghe, the governor-general in control of rivers. The ebook additionally includes maps of varied rivers drawn by means of nameless artists. They list the vicissitudes of rivers and parts alongside the banks whereas while realistically tracing the shapes of urban partitions, locations of old curiosity, and wonder spots alongside the rivers.As a mom river of the chinese language kingdom, the Yellow River has regularly been the focal point of a lot recognition, leading to extra old chinese language maps of this river than the other in China. This ebook collects many maps of the Yellow River made throughout the overdue Qing interval, such a lot of which additionally checklist in writing the dates of the crevasse and the closure of a definite component to the river and the deployment of squaddies guarding it. a whole Map of the Yellow River inside of Shandong, A Map of the Yellow River in the complete Province of Shandong, A Concise whole Map of the Yellow River inside of Shandong are one of the maps awarded during this book.Other maps to be had contain Maps of the Rivers less than Baoding Prefecture, Maps of the Rivers below Zhengding Prefecture, and Maps of the Rivers less than the 5 Prefectures of Zhili Ji, Zhao, Shen, Ding, and Yi.In addition, there are 3 maps of old curiosity: Maps of His Majesty s transitority living Palaces on His go back trip, Maps of Dagu Batteries, and Illustrations of Wendeng, Weihai, and different ancient Sites..KEY good points- Rivers and websites is the 3rd booklet in A Pictorial list of the Qing Dynasty sequence. the opposite 3 books are entitled company records (Released might 2008), previous Manchu Capital (Released June 2008), and Manchurian Railway (to be unencumber November 2008).- which include over four hundred maps that seem in chronological order in ten different types, each one embellished with coloured drawings.- unique pictures and whole colour

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