Tibet and China - Let the maps talk

From the next page. totally 12 maps are posted indicating people's perceptions on Tibet at
diIIerent time ranging Irom 1700 to the end oI WWII in 20th century. For the current situation.
consult the image beneath.

- All maps in this collection were Iound Irom the Internet. where most oI the servers are Irom
western countries except one oI them is Irom HongKong China;
- All maps were either published or used by scholars (or military Iorce) Irom the western
country;
- All maps are sorted in chronological way. Irom the Year 1700 till Year 1945 (Even though not
all oI these maps were produced/published at the indicated time. they anyway reIlect the way
how people considered Tibet as part oI China/ the Chinese empire);
- Notes were given in red color in most cases (Ior original images. please Iollow the relative
links provided)
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1700-1792
Link:
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/shepherd/indiashepherd1923.ipg
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~poyntz/India/ind1792.html
Note:
The Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd. 1923.
1851
Link:
http://lbxml.ust.hk/mpimg/pdI/b534929.pdI
http://lbxml.ust.hk/mp/mpsearch.pl?smode÷VIEW&sIield÷BINOID&skeywords÷14
Note:
- Irom the HongKong University oI Science and Technology library
- drawn & engraved by J. Rapkin ; ill. by J. Merchant & engraved by J.B. Allen
- map maker: Rapkin. J
- imprint: London : J. & F. Tallis. |1851|
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1857
Link:
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~poyntz/India/ind1857.html
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~poyntz/India/images/gaeh61.ipg
Note:
Based on the similarity in coloring and sources between this Iigure with the one oI Year 1700. I
personally believe this Iigure is also Irom "The Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd. 1923."
1886
Link:
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/indochina1886.ipg
Note:
"Map oI Indo-China showing proposed Burma-Siam-China Railway" Irom the Scottish Geographical
Magazine. Published by the Scottish Geographical Society and edited by Hugh A. Webster and Arthur
Silva White. Volume II. 1886
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1890
Link:
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/asia1892amerencybrit.ipg
Note:
Map copyright. 1890. by Rand. McNally & Co.
in "Americanized Encyclopaedia Britannica. Vol.1. Chicago 1892"
1910
Link:
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/shepherd/iapaneurogrowth1800.ipg
Note:
"The Growth oI European and Japanese Dominions in Asia since 1801"
Inset: Vicinity oI Peking. From The Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd. 1923.
Mentioned in the original version oI the map: "The basis oI the map is the situation in 1910"
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1910 (b)
Link:
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/ward1912/chineseempire1910.ipg
Note:
Irom "The Cambridge Modern History Atlas" edited by Sir Adolphus William Ward. G.W. Prothero. Sir
Stanley Mordaunt Leathes. and E.A. Benians. Cambridge University Press; London. 1912
1912
Link:
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/shepherd/traderoutes.ipg
Note:
"Clonies. dependencies and trade routes"
From The Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd. 1926
Mentioned in the original version oI the map: "The basis oI the map is based on the situation in 1912"
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1940-1945
Link:
http://www.lib.unimelb.edu.au/collections/maps/indexes/es400h1000.htm
Note:
- "WW2 Escape Maps (on silk)" Irom the University oI Melbourne Library
- Notes were given in blue color
- There is no country boundary between Tibet and the rest part oI China
1941
Link:
http://www.papuaweb.org/gb/peta/index.html
http://www.papuaweb.org/gb/peta/ww2/pow.ipg
Note:
Japanese Prisoner oI War (POW) camps during World War II. 1941-1945
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1942
Link:
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/indiachinatransportation19421943.ipg
Note:
Stillwell's Mission to China by Charles F. Romanus and Riley Sunderland |Series: United States Army in
World War II: China-Burma-India Theater|. Dept. oI the Army. OIIice oI the ChieI oI Military History.
1953.
1943-
Link:
http://www.lib.unimelb.edu.au/collections/maps/indexes/es110gmo2315.htm
http://www.lib.unimelb.edu.au/collections/maps/indexes/images/es110gmo2315.giI
Note:
- Irom the University oI Melbourne Library
- Aeronautical map
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