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A Pictorial checklist of the Qing Dynasty - Rivers and websites, comprises 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 used to be accomplished within the forty second 12 months of Emperor Kangxi s reign (1703), encompasses a huge variety of invaluable images compiled and edited by way of Zhang Penghe, the governor-general in control of rivers. The booklet additionally comprises maps of varied rivers drawn via nameless artists. They list the vicissitudes of rivers and parts alongside the banks whereas whilst realistically tracing the shapes of urban partitions, locations of historic curiosity, and sweetness spots alongside the rivers.As a mom river of the chinese language kingdom, the Yellow River has continuously been the point of interest of a lot cognizance, leading to extra old chinese language maps of this river than the other in China. This publication 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 component of the river and the deployment of squaddies 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 of Shandong are one of the maps awarded during this book.Other maps on hand comprise Maps of the Rivers lower than Baoding Prefecture, Maps of the Rivers less than Zhengding Prefecture, and Maps of the Rivers below 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 ancient Sites..KEY good points- Rivers and websites is the 3rd publication in A Pictorial checklist of the Qing Dynasty sequence. the opposite 3 books are entitled company records (Released might 2008), outdated Manchu Capital (Released June 2008), and Manchurian Railway (to be liberate November 2008).- inclusive of over four hundred maps that seem in chronological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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