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Selective western language core journals on China
Bulletin of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (BMFEA)
Published by the Östasiatiska Museet in Stockholm, Sweden, BMFEA presents articles by scholars worldwide on all aspects of ancient and classical China, East Asia and adjacent regions, including archaeology, art, architecture, history and philosophy, literature and linguistics and related fields.
Early China publishes original research on all aspects of the culture and civilization of China from the earliest times to the end of the Han dynasty (CE 220). The journal is interdisciplinary in scope and includes articles on Chinese archaeology, history, philosophy, religion, literature, and paleography. It is the only English-language journal to publish solely on early China, and to include information on relevant publications in all languages.
Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies
Published by the Harvard-Yenching Institute, the Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies disseminates outstanding research on China and East Asia and reviews scholarship on Chinese studies.
Journal of Asian Studies (JAS)
The journal of the Association for Asian Studies, JAS has played a defining role in the field of Chinese and Asian studies for over 65 years. It publishes state-of-the-field essays on established and emerging topics relating to China and has extensive book reviews.
Journal of Modern Chinese History
Published by Routledge and the Institute of Modern History, CASS, the Journal of Modern Chinese History seeks to provide a platform for Chinese and foreign Scholars on China to exchange ideas. It focuses on the 19th and 20th centuries.
Late Imperial China
The principal English language journal for Ming and Qing studies.
A leading historical and social sciences journal on late imperial, twentieth century and present day China.
Founded in 1890, T’oung Pao is the oldest journal on Sinology and has long been the leading western language periodical on all aspects of traditional China. T'oung Pao regularly presents the best new scholarship on China and has an extensive book review section.
Twentieth Century China
A multi-disciplinary journal on the late Qing, Republican and PRC periods.
Major English language journal on studies of the Tang dynasty.
Journal of the Society for Ming Studies, a scholarly organization that promotes the study of the Ming dynasty (1368–1644).
Selected core Chinese language periodicals from Taiwan
Selected Core Chinese language journals from mainland China