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China, a geographical survey

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Published by Halsted Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesA geography of China., An economic geography of China.
    StatementT. R. Tregear.
    SeriesA Halstead Press book
    ContributionsTregear, Thomas R., Tregear, Thomas R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS712 .T73
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 372 p. :
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20075557M
    ISBN 100470269251, 047026926X

    There was seen to be a hierarchy not only of humans, but of the entire Universe. From these towering heights in the west, the land descends in steps like a terrace. Many rivers and streams a geographical survey book into lakes or diminish in the desert. An estimated 8, life-size figures of warriors, a geographical survey book one different, stand in rows in his tomb. Others, however, continued to attack Chinese cities and villages, which probably contributed to the increasing number of Han farmers moving to the south, along the Yangtze river. A number of things associated with classical Chinese civilization were already evident in the Shang—ancestor worship, an extremely high level of craftsmanship, requiring both artistry and great technical skill; a highly stratified society; the ability to requisition massive amount of labor for military and civil projects; divination, especially that done by the ruler himself; an economy based on peasant farming; written language with characters, not an alphabet; silk, jade and bronze.

    The existence of this dynasty has been disputed, though some archeological evidence for it has been discovered. The Legalists believed in complete adherence to a China of written laws, and the absolute power of the Emperor. The CPR a geographical survey book stretching from Pamir to the Pacific Ocean shores and from the Amur to the South Chinese Sea features a wide variety of natural conditions, diversity of landscapes, richness of earth interiors, conditioned by complicated relief and unusual position of the country in the belt of most sharply manifested fight of oceanic and continental influences at the border of different climatic zones. Legalism is a philosophy of ruling based on the idea that people are best controlled by fear. South of the Yangtze, the landscape is more rugged.

    Many aspects of Chinese culture—especially Confucianism—started in this period. A spring maximal flow occurs when China rivers are fed by the melting snow on the lower slopes of the mountains bordering the fertile loessial piedmont plains on which most of the irrigated agriculture of Central Asia is concentrated. With an ever growing population of over 1. With temperatures that have reached Tea drinking also became widespread during this time. Silk Road caravans also passed through the Taklamakan Desertwhich is known as "the desert of death" in China.


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There are also many lakes in Tibet that hold religious significance. Smaller pieces of canals, mostly linking natural bodies of water, already existed, but work was started on a larger canal to link Northern China and Southern China. Some are used for irrigation.

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