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ISBN-10: 9814246166

ISBN-13: 9789814246163

A Pictorial list of the Qing Dynasty - Rivers and websites, comprises significant different types of maps: river maps and maps of historic sites.China was once an agrarian society in the course of medieval instances, and harnessing rivers performed a huge function in maintaining social improvement. A Compendium on Harnessing Rivers, which used to be accomplished within the forty second 12 months of Emperor Kangxi s reign (1703), incorporates a huge variety of worthy photographs compiled and edited by way of Zhang Penghe, the governor-general accountable for rivers. The publication additionally includes maps of varied rivers drawn via nameless artists. They list the vicissitudes of rivers and components alongside the banks whereas whilst realistically tracing the shapes of urban partitions, areas of historic curiosity, and sweetness spots alongside the rivers.As a mom river of the chinese language state, the Yellow River has continuously been the focal point of a lot cognizance, leading to extra old chinese language maps of this river than the other in China. This e-book 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 part of the river and the deployment of squaddies guarding it. a whole Map of the Yellow River inside Shandong, A Map of the Yellow River in the entire Province of Shandong, A Concise whole Map of the Yellow River inside Shandong are one of the maps provided during this book.Other maps to be had comprise Maps of the Rivers below Baoding Prefecture, Maps of the Rivers lower than 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 historic Sites..KEY good points- Rivers and websites is the 3rd e-book in A Pictorial checklist of the Qing Dynasty sequence. the opposite 3 books are entitled company records (Released may possibly 2008), previous Manchu Capital (Released June 2008), and Manchurian Railway (to be unlock November 2008).- along with over four hundred maps that seem in chronological order in ten different types, each one adorned with coloured drawings.- unique photos and entire colour

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