Review of Ancient Capitals Studies in China during 20th Century
Hua Linfu(History Department, Renmin University of China, 100872)
This author gave an outline about Chinese ancient capitals studies during 20th century. It can be divided into three parts: theories achievement, seven famous ancient capitals and other ancient capitals studies. This seven famous capitals include Beijing, Xi’an, Luoyang, Kaifeng; Nanjing, Hangzhou and Anyang. In a word, we have got tremendous progress though there is some insufficiency to be done. The author predicts that more and more progress would be made during 21st century due to subject development and increasing social expect.