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

By Tianjin Library

A Pictorial checklist of the Qing Dynasty - Rivers and Sites, contains significant different types of maps: river maps and maps of historic sites.

China used to be an agrarian society in the course of medieval instances, and harnessing rivers performed a massive function in maintaining social improvement. A Compendium on Harnessing Rivers, which was once accomplished within the forty second 12 months of Emperor Kangxi s reign (1703), encompasses a huge variety of worthy photographs compiled and edited via Zhang Penghe, the governor-general in command of rivers. The ebook additionally includes maps of assorted rivers drawn by means of nameless artists. They checklist the vicissitudes of rivers and parts alongside the banks whereas while realistically tracing the shapes of urban partitions, locations of ancient curiosity, and sweetness spots alongside the rivers.

As a mom river of the chinese language country, the Yellow River has continually been the focal point of a lot recognition, leading to extra historical chinese language maps of this river than the other in China. This publication collects many maps of the Yellow River made through the past due Qing interval, such a lot of which additionally list in writing the dates of the crevasse and the closure of a definite component of the river and the deployment of infantrymen guarding it. an entire Map of the Yellow River inside of Shandong, A Map of the Yellow River in the entire Province of Shandong, A Concise entire Map of the Yellow River inside Shandong are one of the maps offered during this book.

Other maps to be had comprise Maps of the Rivers lower 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 ancient 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 historic Sites..

KEY FEATURES
- Rivers and Sites is the 3rd publication in A Pictorial checklist of the Qing Dynasty sequence. the opposite 3 books are entitled enterprise files (Released may perhaps 2008), outdated Manchu Capital (Released June 2008), and Manchurian Railway (to be free up November 2008).

- which include over four hundred maps that seem in chronological order in ten different types, every one embellished with coloured drawings.

- unique pictures and whole color

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