Theoretical Foundation and Disciplinary Construction of Chinese Historical Financial Geography: A Case Study of Financial Geography in Sichuan-Chongqing Region During the Late Qing and the Republic of China Era

Chengbin LUAN


As a branch of economic geography, the theoretical origins of financial geography are multiple, which increasingly shows the vitality and advantages of interdiscipline. As an important component of economic geography, the research contents and measures of China’s historical economic geography have been continuously expanding in recent years with the development of times, which is a major feature of rising discipline. During its development process, China’s economic geography has been subject to many influences including the former Soviet Union and other Western economic geographical ideas, it is possible and also necessary to critically use the still growing Western economic geographical ideas for reference in China’s economic geographical research, scope of such research should include regional finance of historical periods, in this sense, the research of financial geography in Sichuan-Chongqing region in modern times, which has relatively strong regional change characteristics and practical reference value, is undoubtedly a valuable research content.


financial geography; theoretical referencing; Sichuan-Chongqing region

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