Analysis of Journal Papers about Studies of Ancient Chinese Villages

Long LIU


Based on CNKI database, the author has retrieved that, from 1989 to 2015, 318 papers about ancient village studies have been published in core Chinese journals. With literature statistical methods, the author analyzes and classifies the year and the number of studies, research themes, journals in which the papers are published, main creative units of such literature, core author group distribution and teases out there are 318 first authors and 12 main core authors as well as 11 core journals. The results show that ancient Chinese village landscape construction, ancient town settlement space type, traditional residential building space, village cultural landscape protection and sustainable development, reproduction of space environment of ancient villages, ancient village landscape planning, protection and development of ancient villages, the development and protection of the ancient village landscape are the hot spots in ancient villages researches in China and have made great achievements and progress. 


Ancient Chinese villages; Journals; Literature analysis

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Feng, J. C. (2006). “Cultural heritage day” and the spiritual significance. At Home and Overseas, (07).

Li, J. Y., Sun, B. P., Zhao, S. H. (2000). Research of Chinese forestry literature—Review of 50 years and prospects (p.244). Beijing: Beijing Library Press, China Forestry Publishing House.

Ming, J., Liao, H. R. (2004). Research literature analysis of calycanthaceae germplasm resources. Journal of Beijing Forestry University (Social Science Edition), 3(3), 60-66.

Sun, J. (2008). Research on “Jiu’er Hutong settlement pattern”. Changsha: Hunan University.

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Yuan, S. T., Bei, B. (2012). Analysis of core research papers. Anhui Agricultural Sciences, 40(15), 8784-8785, 8792.



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