IJCH 2018 Vol.4(2): 24-30 ISSN: 2382-6177
doi: 10.18178/ijch.2018.4.2.117

Image and Space: Qing Yang "Eight Sights" Culture during the Ming and Qing Dynasties

Xinghe Lei
Abstract—"Eight sights", in Qing yang city during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, is a typical representative of the urban landscape in regional society, "eight sights" in Qing yang city and other "eight sights" in each country of Qing yang are presented to us a good picture and rich historical and cultural relics, showing the profound meaning of magical calculating culture, meanwhile constructing the urban spatial structure with artistic style. "Eight sights" embodies the marvelous combination of cultural landscape and the natural one, the symbol of magical calculation and art image; it also embodies the implication of beauty and the miracle space structure, at the same time the beauty of the picture mixed with legends of mystery and real sights.

Index Terms—Qing yang, eight sights image.

Xinghe Lei is with Longdong University Institute of History and Geography, China (e-mail: leixinghe@126.com).

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Cite: Xinghe Lei, "Image and Space: Qing Yang "Eight Sights" Culture during the Ming and Qing Dynasties," International Journal of Culture and History vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 24-30, 2018.

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