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China In Ancient And Modern Maps

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : Ping Yan | Publisher : Philip Wilson Pub Ltd

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105021689661
ISBN 13 :

China was the first country in the world to make maps. This book shows how the development of cartography was an inseparable part of ancient Chinese culture. Many examples are note..

Conceiving The Empire

Pub Date : 2008-11-13 | Author : Fritz-Heiner Mutschler | Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN 10 : 9780199214648
ISBN 13 : 0199214646

A collection of essays, by a team of experts in Sinology and Classical Studies, exploring the mental images and symbolical representations of `empire' that developed in the two mos..