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Chinese literature list (Maps Expert Group)
Tony Campbell : Recent Chinese research in the HoC [posted to Maphist on behalf of Dr Wang Jun]
Recent progress in the study of early Chinese maps:a report by Dr Wang Jun (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- '[Atlas of Ancient Urban Maps in China]', led by Prof. Zheng of CAS.
The Institute of the History of Natural Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, with support from the National Sciences Foundation, 1998-2000
- Cao Wan Ru, Zheng Xi Huang, Huang Sheng Zhang, Niu Zhong Xun, etc.
'[Atlas of Ancient Maps in China]', three volumes
[Beijing: Cultural Relics Press, 1990-1997] . ISBN 7-5010-0954-6.
Vol. 1 covered the earliest period, Vol. 2 the Ming Dynasty, and Vol. 3 the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)
212 maps are reproduced, with Chinese and English descriptive text.
- Yan Ping, Jin Ying Chun, Sun Guo Qing, Yin Jun Ke, etc.
'China: in Ancient and Modern Maps'
[London: Philip Wilson, 1998]. ISBN 0-85667-413-3
A collection of 166 maps from 2000 years ago to the end of the Qing Dynasty (1911), with brief descriptions and a foreword by Prof. Hou Ren Zhi. The Harbin Cartographical Press [Harbin, China] produced a Chinese edition in the same year
- Li Xiao Cong
'Descriptive Catalogue of Pre-1900 Chinese Maps Seen in Europe'
[Beijing: International Culture Press Co., 1996]. ISBN 7-80105-477-6/K.50
In English and Chinese and with prefaces by Prof. Hou Ren Zhi and Tony Campbell
- Yan Ping, etc.
'[Treasures of Early Chinese Maps]'
[Xi'an, Shaanxi, China: Xi'an Cartographic Press, 1995]. ISBN 7-80545-297-0
Including 100 illustrations
- '[History of Chinese Surveying and Mapping]', Volume 2 – '[Ming Dynasty to the Republic of China]' edited by the Book Compiling Committee of the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping
[Beijing: Surveying and Mapping Press, 1995]. ISBN 7-5030-0726-5
In Chinese, with a list in English
- Niu Zhong Xun
'[Research in the History of Geography]'
[Beijing: Geological Press, 1996]. ISBN 7-116-01858-1
Including seven chapters on the history of Chinese surveying and mapping. Journal articles (in Chinese with English abstracts)
- Que Wei Min
'[The Cartographical Rule of the Gazetteer-Map in Ancient Chinese Local Records]'
Studies in the History of Natural Sciences_, 15, No.4 (1996): 334-42
- Jiang Dao Zhang,
'[Distinctive Features of Traditional Chinese Cartography]'
Studies in the History of Natural Sciences, 17, No.3 (1998): 262-72
- Wang Jun,
'[Research on Topographic Maps of Beijing in the first part of the 20th century']
Science of Surveying and Mapping , 25, No.1 (2000): 15-18
- Wang Jun
'[Research on some old maps of Beijing in the Modern Period']
Progress in Geography, 19, No.1 (2000): 88-93