The Preliminary Study on Land Area Date in Henan——A Discussion Based Mainly on Cultural Data from 1368 to 1953
Fu hui(Center for Historical Geographic Studies Fudan University, Shanghai, 200433)
This article investigates the method that the land proxy data (fiscal unit) will be converted into actual cultured area and the possibility of the land statistics data to be standardized in each time section in Henan from 1368 to 1953, bases on accuracy synthesize analysis towards proxy data. First, the proxy data is classified, then use the ratio between proxy data and actual cultured area to reconstruct the possibility of cultured area data. Try to establish a series of complete operational method, and use it to convert the proxy data into cultured area in order to increase the credibility of land datum in history period.