By Tianjin Library

ISBN-10: 9814246166

ISBN-13: 9789814246163

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 huge 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), includes a huge variety of invaluable photographs compiled and edited by way of Zhang Penghe, the governor-general accountable for rivers. The booklet additionally includes maps of assorted rivers drawn via nameless artists. They list the vicissitudes of rivers and parts alongside the banks whereas even as realistically tracing the shapes of urban partitions, areas of ancient curiosity, and sweetness spots alongside the rivers.As a mom river of the chinese language country, the Yellow River has constantly been the point of interest of a lot awareness, leading to extra historical 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, such a lot of which additionally list in writing the dates of the crevasse and the closure of a undeniable portion of the river and the deployment of infantrymen 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 lower than Baoding Prefecture, Maps of the Rivers less 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 positive factors- Rivers and websites is the 3rd e-book in A Pictorial list of the Qing Dynasty sequence. the opposite 3 books are entitled company records (Released may well 2008), previous Manchu Capital (Released June 2008), and Manchurian Railway (to be unlock November 2008).- which include over four hundred maps that seem in chronological order in ten different types, every one embellished with coloured drawings.- unique photographs and entire colour

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