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Reading Antique Cartography: Historical Chinese Maps in the British Library
Publication Date / 2015-12-01 Author / Kuo-hsing Hsieh、Tien-jen Lin Category / Historical Source Material Series
Reading Antique Cartography: Historical Chinese Maps in the British Library
Information:
Publisher / Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica ; Academia Sinica Center for Digital Cultures in association with the Library of Congress
Edition / First edition
ISBN / 9789860469097
Paperback NTD 2000
Pages / 321 

Introduction

This cartography work includes 129 maps and atlas with explanatory notes and an essay on the development of the British Library’s Chinese map collection. The British Library holds about 200 sets of ancient Chinese maps and atlas, including administrative maps, city maps, economic and transportation maps, famous historical sites maps, flood control and embankment maps, and military maps. This is one of the three-book series centered on Chinese maps collected at libraries overseas.

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