Literature on Chinese Maps

  • Cao Wan Ru, Zheng Xi Huang, Huang Sheng Zhang, Niu Zhong Xun, et al. 'Atlas of Ancient Maps in China', Beijing: Cultural Relics Press, 1990-1997 . (Including 212 maps with Chinese and English explanation)
  • Yan Ping, Jin Ying Chun, Sun Guo Qing, Yin Jun Ke, etc. 'China: in Ancient and Modern Maps' London: Philip Wilson, 1998.
    (Including 166 maps with brief descriptions.)
  • Map Department of the National Library, 'Directory of 6827 domestic and foreign early maps'. Beijing: National Library Press, 1997.
  • Li Xiao Cong, 'Descriptive Catalogue of Pre-1900 Chinese Maps Seen in Europe' Beijing: International Culture Press Co., 1996.
  • Yan Ping, et al. 'Treasures of Early Chinese Maps' Xi'an, Shaanxi, China: Xian Cartographic Press, 1995.
  • '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. (Includes a list in English.)
  • Niu Zhong Xun. 'Research in the History of Geography'. Beijing: Geological Press, 1996. ( Including seven chapters on the history of Chinese surveying and mapping.)

Journal articles (in Chinese with English abstracts)
  • Que Wei Min, 'On The Cartographical Rule of the Gazetteer-Map in Ancient Chinese Local Records'. Studies in the History of Natural Sciences, 15, No.4 (1996), pp. 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.


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