GEOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH ›› 1996, Vol. 15 ›› Issue (1): 91-97.doi: 10.11821/yj1996010011

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Gao Zengwei   

  1. Zhenjiang Higher Training School, Jiangsu Province, 212001
  • Received:1994-08-03 Revised:1995-10-31 Online:1996-03-15 Published:1996-03-15

Abstract: Chinese folklore geography regarded as one of promising subjects in China. It is an endless and complicated development process.The paper summarizes three periods:ancient,modern and contemporary.It is a subject which studies Chinese folklore area system and the relationship with geographical environment.It is also an important branch of humanities geography,and is the subbranch of culture geography.It has some characters,such as area,synthesis,edge,history,variability and society.The purpose of studying Chinese folklore geography is to push society forward and to develop geography science.This subject studies not only the folklore characters and its evolution and the distributing principle of every nation and social group,but also the various relations between the folklore culture and geographical environment and the characters of folklore geographical area system.

Key words: Chinese foklore geography, Development and prospect


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