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Chinese maps : images of "All Under Heaven"

Author: Richard J Smith
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Series: Images of Asia.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this richly illustrated history, Richard J. Smith shows how the Chinese depicted foreign lands and peoples in maps and encyclopaedias through the centuries. He discusses the debates surrounding the production of maps, as well as their technical aspects and political, military, and administrative uses. Reproductions of many of the most beautiful and noteworthy maps of the Chinese world accompany the text.
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Genre/Form: History
Maps
Material Type: Atlas, Internet resource
Document Type: Map, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Smith
ISBN: 0195859499 9780195859492
OCLC Number: 34151703
Description: 1 atlas (88 pages) : color illustrations, maps (some color) ; 20 cm.
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scale not given.
Series Title: Images of Asia.
Responsibility: Richard J. Smith.
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In this richly illustrated history, Richard J. Smith shows how the Chinese depicted foreign lands and peoples in maps and encyclopaedias through the centuries. He discusses the debates surrounding the production of maps, as well as their technical aspects and political, military, and administrative uses. Reproductions of many of the most beautiful and noteworthy maps of the Chinese world accompany the text.

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