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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 instances, and harnessing rivers performed a major position in maintaining social improvement. A Compendium on Harnessing Rivers, which was once accomplished within the forty second yr of Emperor Kangxi s reign (1703), encompasses a huge variety of important photos compiled and edited through Zhang Penghe, the governor-general answerable for rivers. The e-book additionally includes 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, areas of old curiosity, and wonder spots alongside the rivers.As a mom river of the chinese language state, the Yellow River has constantly been the focal point 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 throughout the past due Qing interval, so much of which additionally list in writing the dates of the crevasse and the closure of a undeniable element 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 entire Map of the Yellow River inside Shandong are one of the maps offered during this book.Other maps on hand comprise Maps of the Rivers lower than Baoding Prefecture, Maps of the Rivers below 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 historic 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 gains- Rivers and websites is the 3rd publication in A Pictorial list of the Qing Dynasty sequence. the opposite 3 books are entitled enterprise files (Released may well 2008), outdated Manchu Capital (Released June 2008), and Manchurian Railway (to be liberate November 2008).- inclusive of over four hundred maps that seem in chronological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, each one embellished with coloured drawings.- unique photos and whole colour
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