Heritages of the Grand Canal of China


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Heritages of the Grand Canal of China—The Jiangnan Canal


Author: Zhejiang Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology

Translator: Ye Jingchao

Order No. 1210

ISBN-13: 9781622461042

ISBN-10:  1622461045

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Homa & Sekey Books

Pub Year: 2022

Language: English

Size: 5.5 x 8.5

Page: 267

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About the Book


This book is one of the "Grand Canal Heritage" series. It is a report on the cultural relics survey of the Jiangnan Canal (Zhejiang Section) of China. It reflects the results of the cultural relics survey and introduces the human environment, natural environment, historical evolution, river heritage, and hydraulic engineering of the canal. Heritage and related tangible heritage, settlement heritage, other tangible cultural heritage, ecological environment, and landscape environment are exhibited in the book, with a large number of pictures. The appendix at the end of the book contains a list of heritage compositions.


The compilation and publication of this book are of great significance. It not only has important reference value for studying the history and current situation of the Grand Canal of China, but also provides an important basis for protecting and making good use of the important historical and cultural heritage of the Grand Canal.



About the Author


The Zhejiang Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology is a public welfare institution of the Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism. The main responsibilities of the institute are to undertake the preservation of cultural relics and archaeological investigation, excavation, and research of the province; to carry out temporary storage, restoration, research, and interpretation of archaeological cultural relics, and, to carry out archaeological academic research and provincial-level foreign exchanges and cooperation.




Table of Contents


Summary of Cultural Heritage Sites / 1

Chapter One: History of the Jiangnan Canal (Zhejiang Section) / 9

Chapter Two: Heritages of the Jiangnan Canal (Zhejiang Section) / 29

Chapter Three:  Heritages of Hydraulic Engineering and Related Tangible Cultural Heritages  / 95

Chapter Four:    Heritages of the Grand Canal Settlements  / 193

Chapter Five:    Other Tangible Cultural Heritages of the Jiangnan Grand Canal / 231

Chapter Six: Ecological and Landscape Environment of the Jiangnan Canal / 271

Chapter Seven:    List of Heritages of the Jiangnan Canal (Zhejiang Section) / 285


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