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 websites, contains significant different types of maps: river maps and maps of ancient sites.China was once an agrarian society in the course of medieval occasions, and harnessing rivers performed a massive 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), incorporates a huge variety of necessary images compiled and edited by way of Zhang Penghe, the governor-general answerable for rivers. The publication additionally includes maps of assorted rivers drawn by way of nameless artists. They checklist the vicissitudes of rivers and components alongside the banks whereas while 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 continually been the focal point of a lot awareness, leading to extra old chinese language maps of this river than the other in China. This booklet collects many maps of the Yellow River made throughout the past due Qing interval, so much of which additionally checklist in writing the dates of the crevasse and the closure of a definite portion of the river and the deployment of infantrymen guarding it. a whole Map of the Yellow River inside of 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 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 lower than 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 ancient Sites..KEY positive aspects- Rivers and websites 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 the opposite 3 books are entitled enterprise files (Released may perhaps 2008), outdated Manchu Capital (Released June 2008), and Manchurian Railway (to be unlock November 2008).- along with over four hundred maps that seem in chronological order in ten different types, every one embellished with coloured drawings.- unique photos and whole colour

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