Paper Title:
Research of Defense Settlement of the Interior and Exterior Pass of Shanxi
  Abstract

From the ancient times, Shanxi was called the strategic gateway of the national capital. An impregnable defensive system is required to guard Shanxi, therefore, the defense settlement rose in response to the request, shaped as a city surrounded by many successive forts. Beyond the government building forts, there were a lot of civilian communities. According to the form and the size, the defense system could be distinguished as the following: Town City—Road City—Wei City-Suo City-Fort City —Community Fort. It was constructed as this: guarding system (outside) --- transportation system--- building units. The three layers affected and restricted each other.

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Periodical
Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 374-377)
Chapter
Chapter 10: Innovative Structures: Technologies and Applications
Edited by
Hui Li, Yan Feng Liu, Ming Guo, Rui Zhang and Jing Du
Pages
2333-2337
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.374-377.2333
Citation
W. C. Han, J. P. Wang, "Research of Defense Settlement of the Interior and Exterior Pass of Shanxi", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 374-377, pp. 2333-2337, 2012
Online since
October 2011
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