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Modern China Geospatial Database - Republican China Dataset

Christian Henriot

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  "description": "<p><strong>MCGD_Rep</strong> is a sample of spatial data for China in the first half of twentieth century (1900-1949). The data was extracted from the MCGD Main Dataset. It is based mostly on the list of <em>xian</em> (county) seats in 1931 [Source: Zang, Lihe&nbsp; \u81e7\u52b1\u9fa2, ed. Zhongguo gujin diming da cidian \u4e2d\u56fd\u53e4\u4eca\u5730\u540d\u5927\u8f9e\u5178. Shanghai \u4e0a\u6d77: Commercial Press, 1931], with the addition of some external data [Source: Crow Newspaper Directories]. By and large, it presents a list of the major locations in China between 1900 and 1949. It contains 1,977 entries with the following variables: name in Chinese, name in pinyin; name of the province in Chinese and in pinyin; latitude and longitude, and Name ID and Location ID.</p>", 
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  "datePublished": "2021-11-23", 
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