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HSTR 265 - History of China

Provides tips, tricks, and resources for research the History of China - for all Chinese history courses.

Reference Works - Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Statistics, and more.

Scholarly articles are written for scholars in a discipline, by scholars in a discipline, and as such they present new information, usually using specialized language and methods.  For background, factual, or basic information on a topic, use a scholarly reference book.  These give facts, identify stakeholders, define terms and otherwise provide useful information to start researching a topic. Furthermore, they may identify key controversies or disagreements around a topic, provide a historiography and reading list, and name the scholars who specialize in that area. 

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries

Contemporary and Historical Statistics of China


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