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Chinese Local Gazetteers @ Pitt: Translation of General Contents

This guide aims to help readers access and use Chinese local gazetteers through Pitt's East Asian Library (EAL is located on the second floor of Hillman Library).

Content for Traditional Local Gzetteers

Chinese              English

前言和凡例

preface and general rules
舆图, 图考 maps
疆域,沿革 boundaries of the region and successive changes
山川

topographical features

古迹 ancient monuments
公署,城池 official buildings and city walls
河防, 水利, 河渠

water conservancy

职官

officials

选举

examinations

户口

population

田赋

land and taxes

市镇

market towns

物产

local products

风俗

local customs

人物, 列传

biographies

艺文

literature works by local people

杂记,杂事

miscellaneous

 

 

 

 

Content for New Local Gazetteers in General

Chinese English
政区 Boundary and administrative region
自然环境 Natural environment
居民 Resident
农业 Agriculture
水利 Water conservation
工业 Industry
城乡建设 Towns and villages
交通 Traffic
邮电 Post and telecommunication
贸易 Trade
财政金融 Finance
经济管理 Economics and management
党派团体 Parties, groups and organizations
民政
Civil administration
劳动人事 Labor and personnel
政法 Politics and law
军事 Military affairs
科技 Science and technology
教育 Education
文化 Culture
体育 Sports
卫生 Hygiene
民俗 Custom
方言 Dialect
人物 Figures
大事记 Events and chronology