By Tianjin Library
A Pictorial list of the Qing Dynasty - Rivers and Sites, contains significant different types of maps: river maps and maps of old sites.
China was once an agrarian society in the course of medieval instances, and harnessing rivers performed a big position 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), includes a huge variety of priceless photographs compiled and edited by way of Zhang Penghe, the governor-general accountable for rivers. The e-book additionally comprises maps of varied rivers drawn by means of nameless artists. They list the vicissitudes of rivers and components alongside the banks whereas even as realistically tracing the shapes of urban partitions, areas of ancient curiosity, and wonder spots alongside the rivers.
As a mom river of the chinese language kingdom, the Yellow River has consistently been the point of interest of a lot realization, 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 overdue Qing interval, so much of which additionally list in writing the dates of the crevasse and the closure of a undeniable part of the river and the deployment of infantrymen guarding it. an entire Map of the Yellow River inside 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 provided during this book.
Other maps on hand contain Maps of the Rivers less than 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 residing Palaces on His go back trip, Maps of Dagu Batteries, and Illustrations of Wendeng, Weihai, and different ancient Sites..
- Rivers and Sites is the 3rd e-book in A Pictorial list of the Qing Dynasty sequence. the opposite 3 books are entitled enterprise records (Released may well 2008), outdated Manchu Capital (Released June 2008), and Manchurian Railway (to be unencumber November 2008).
- such as over four hundred maps that seem in chronological order in ten different types, each one adorned with coloured drawings.
- unique pictures and entire color
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