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Internet Guide for China Studies Newsletter
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11 May 2001 (HL)

New in IGCS - Geography:

Jingban tianwen quantu ʪOѤ: Capital Edition Of A Complete Map (Of
The World Based On) Astronomy

Ed./Corp.: Richard J. Smith, Electronic Text Center for the Asian Studies,
Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
URL: http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~asia/jingban.html
Language: English.

Supplied note: "Those [...] interested in traditional Chinese cartography
may wish to take a look at a tripartite map of 'the world' (with several
paragraphs of explanatory material in English), which we have recently made
available on-line at Rice University. [...] The original three-part map is
in the Woodson Research Center of Rice Univesity's Fondren Library."

Description: "A digitized historical map 'Jingban Tianwen Quantu' by Ma
Junliang [18th c.], with information on the Qing dynasty administrative
boundaries of China, her cities, mountain ranges, overland travel routes,
river systems, lakes, coastal communications, deserts, as well as other
prominent landmarks. To benefit from site one needs a Java-enabled Web
browser on a speedy computer and have a really fast network connection"
(T.M. Ciolek, WWW Asian Studies Monitor).

Note: Java-enabled Web browser needed!

Resource suggested via Asian Studies WWW Monitor (07 May 2001) by Richard
J. Smith, Electronic Text Center for the Asian Studies, Rice University,
Houston, TX, USA.

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With kind regards,

Hanno Lecher ([log in to unmask])

INTERNET GUIDE FOR CHINA STUDIES -- editor
http://www.sino.uni-heidelberg.de/igcs/

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