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Liu Ruiwen,Wu Dianting,Wu Qiaoxin
Liu Ruiwen,Wu Dianting,Wu Qiaoxin. The Venation of One-hundred Years of Development of Geography in China—Based on the Statistical Analysis of Articles in
Acta Geographica Sinica[J]. Advances in Earth Science, 2006, 21(9): 938-947.
One hundred years passed passed after the pioneer geography textbooks of China had published. The Acta Geographica Sinica was chosen as the objeot of research with all of its articles after starting publication searched and statistical analysis of them are carried out. This article summarized the changing rules of research development of Acta Geographica Sinica during the past 70 years. From this, the article opened out the distributing rules of research status in quo, the articles' type, the character of development, and structure of fields and subjects. Based on this, the article carded the development Venation of Geography in China. We reached the following conclusions: the geography of China make its way through handicaps and troubles, and is making for prosperity; the subjects structure and system are becoming from simple to various and perfect, the trend of the humanization and technology in geography application is fairly evident; after few years of introduction and leaning from the west, the Chinese geography is now inphase with the west, and is making further development; the geographers' love and responsibility for China and for geography, the internal requirement of society of China, both serve as the impetus of the development of geography in China.