Bibliography Reading List: Xu Xiake 徐霞客

Books about the famous Ming traveller Xu Xiake.

褚绍唐 (Chu Shaotang):


The most detailed maps of Xu Xiake's journeys.

Julian Ward:

Xu Xiake (1586-1641): The Art of Travel Writing

The Art of Travel Writing

An academic analysis and evaluation of Xu Xiake's travelogues with specific attention to his journeys through Yunnan.

朱惠荣 (Zhu Huirong):

徐霞客游记 The Travel Diaries of Xu Xiake: 汉英对照


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A Original Chinese - Modern Chinese - English edition of Xu Xiake's travel diaries, which is unfortunately incomplete with seemingly just random dates chosen for translation.