Spatial statistics of cotton textile industry in late Ming Songjiangfu, China
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AbstractThe aim of this paper is to examine the key issues about the development of cotton textile industry of Songjiangfu in the lower Yangzi Delta of China during the late sixteenth century. The analysis is based on the MingSongJiang Geographic Information System (MSJGIS), a thematic historical GIS. Spatial statistical methods such as hotspot analysis and GWR are used to explore the spatial patterns of cotton textile industry and examine the relationships between economic development and population, religion, education, transportation and so on. In addition to revealing the complex structures of cotton textile industry in Songjiangfu, this paper promotes an explicitly spatial view that has methodological implications for historical research.
All Author(s) ListZhang P., Lin H., So B.K.L.
Name of Conference29th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing 2008, ACRS 2008
Start Date of Conference10/11/2008
End Date of Conference14/11/2008
Place of ConferenceColombo
Country/Region of ConferenceSri Lanka
Detailed descriptionorganized by Sri Lanka Survey Department and Asian Association on remote sensing,
Volume Number3
Pages1899 - 1909
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsCotton textile industry, Late Ming Songjiangfu, Spatial statistics

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