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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 an immense position 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), includes a huge variety of precious photos compiled and edited through Zhang Penghe, the governor-general in command of rivers. The booklet additionally includes maps of assorted rivers drawn by way of nameless artists. They list the vicissitudes of rivers and parts alongside the banks whereas whilst realistically tracing the shapes of urban partitions, areas of historic curiosity, and sweetness 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 historical 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 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 of 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 awarded during this book.Other maps to be had comprise Maps of the Rivers below Baoding Prefecture, Maps of the Rivers below 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 beneficial properties- Rivers and websites is the 3rd booklet in A Pictorial list of the Qing Dynasty sequence. the opposite 3 books are entitled enterprise records (Released may perhaps 2008), outdated Manchu Capital (Released June 2008), and Manchurian Railway (to be unencumber November 2008).- inclusive of over four hundred maps that seem in chronological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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