|| In the Song Dynasty ,the study of the Shang Shu was entering in a brand new age. Scholars was began engaged in special research on the Yu Gong,many academic works are formed .But, a lot of academic works to become nonextant,the Northern Song dynasty 's was more than the Southern Song dynasty's.
To observed and studied,some lost articles of the nonextant academic works, could be found in the academic works of the Shang Shu and the Yu Gong. Besides,Zeng Min's discussion on the Yu Gong, quoted by many scholars.
Zeng Min,a scholar of the Northern Song dynasty,his Shang Shu Chiang Yih was become nonextant. Shang Shu Chiang Yih , isn't the academic works of the Yu Gong,but its detailedly studied on the Yu Gong.
In order to revive the nonextant academic works of the Yu Gong, compiling ancient books is the only way to go.
This text collected 371 lost works of Shang Shu Chiang Yih from 189 academic works of the Shang Shu and the Yu Gong in the Song Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty. The 371 lost works of Shang Shu Chiang Yih ,which are unseen in the various collection of the Shang Shu and the Yu Gong,and neglected by the related scholars.Therefore, this text studied for Zeng Min's Study of the Yu Gong.
This text comprised two parts.Part one,the first chapter to the eighth chapter,were discussed Zeng Min's study of the Yu Gong.The first chapter is an introduction about this text.The second chapter to the eighth chapter, in proper sequence Ji State,Yan State, Qing State,Shiu State, Yang State,Jing State for each chapter.In each chapter, to summarized 371 lost works into scriptures of tne Yu Gong.Each scriptures to become one section, to amount to eighteen sections. The eighth chapter is the conclusion.
Each sections includes the lost works to formulate, a doubtful point of the lost works,the study of the Yu Gong prior to the Song Dynasty, the study of the Yu Gong in the Song Dynasty, the original idea of Zeng Min's study of the Yu Gong, predecessor's appreciation of Zeng Min, distinguished Zeng Min's study of the Yu Gong, the influence of Zeng Min, to amount to eight projects.
Part two, is appendixes. Appendixe one, is bibliography of 189 academic works into one format. Appendixe two,is the 371 lost works of Shang Shu Chiang Yih.
This text discussed Zeng Min's study of the Yu Gong,could find Zeng Min had much innovation,his idea of“Yu did his work at Hu-kou, and took effective measures at the mountains Liang and Qi. ”, “Nine Branches”, “Three Rivers”, “Nine Rivers”,were commented by many scholars. The distinguishing feature of Zeng Min's study of the Yu Gong includes following three：had much innovation, didn't dislike Con Zhuan、Zheng Yih, to quoted or to oppose the study of the Yu Gong in the Song Dynasty.
This text to make reference to the study of the Yu Gong of all the past dynasties, collected 371 lost works of Shang Shu Chiang Yih,could make up for what is missing in the study of the Yu Gong of the Northern Song dynasty, manifested the theory of Zeng Min.