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Hybrid Maps: Reformatting the Chinese Imperial Realm According to 19th-Century Western Cartography

VG 2.103

1. June, 18:15 - 19:45 VG 2.103 Abstract: The definition of "The Great Qing Everlasting Unified" was frequently used in titles of general maps of the imperial realm in the beginning of the 19th century. It formally distinguishes one of the most widely known and impressive group of Chinese maps, the so-called Blue Maps and their multi-coloured congeners. This series …