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An Observation on the historical geography of the prehistoric production in China

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DOI: 10.23977/history.2020.030101 | Downloads: 20 | Views: 2508


Jiaqi Xiao 1


1 Northwest Institute of historical environment and economic and social development, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710119

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Jiaqi Xiao


The transformation process of "gathering-hunting, fire-farming, hoeing and ploughing farming " from lower level to higher level profoundly reflects the three stages of the prehistoric man-land relationship: dependent man-land relationship, utilization man-land relationship and transformation man-land relationship; Starting from two aspects of natural factors and human activity factors, this paper uses the analysis method of production location factors to divide production area and explore the nature of production area, so as to clarify the production location level and its spatial evolution law of “generative area, transition zone secondary area, marginal zone secondary area”.


Prehistory, man-land relationship, Location factor, Nature of production area, Law of hierarchical evolution


Zhao Wang, An Observation on the historical geography of the prehistoric production in China. Lecture Notes on History (2020) 3: 1-11. DOI:


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