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Chinese studies (pre- 1949): Bibliographies/Guides/Catalogues
This is a general subject guide for graduate students or undergraduate students in upper division who are enrolled in the Chinese studies program, or for those who take classes and/or have research interest on pre- 1949 China (especially Sinology).
A collection that is composed of more than 50 bibliographies/catalogues, which list more than 50,000 titles of classic works. It fills gaps in 中国古籍善本书目中国古籍总目.
欽定四庫全書簡明目錄 by 永瑢, 紀昀 et alBefore the electronic Siku Quanshu was available, this was a handy print reference work. This catalogue was organized by the fourfold bibliographic scheme 经史子集, and it lists more than 3,400 titles But the catalogue did not have in-depth discussion about editions and value.
This annotated catalogue was based on the early 欽定四庫全書簡明目錄, but added discussion of editions and annotations. It is a valuable reference work for ancient literature and printing history. There are also more titles than those contained in 欽定四庫全書簡明目錄
中國古籍總目 by 中國古籍總目編纂委員會
Call Number: Z3101 .Z4xxx multi volumes
Publication Date: 2012
This recently published catalogue is the the most comprehensive one in its category. It has subsets for 经史子集 and 丛书. Each entry lists bibliographic information such as the title of the work and libraries that own them.
This is a union catalogue of more than 8,200 Chinese old gazetteers printed from the Southern Dynasty to 1949. It includes 通志、府、州、厅、县志、乡土志、里镇志、卫志、所志、关志、岛屿志 and some manuscripts. There is a title index at the end of the book.
Specialized bibliographies and catalogs on Republican China
This manual for students focuses on archival research on the economic and business history of the Republican era (1911 1949). Following a general discussion of archival research and research aids for the Republican period, the handbook introduces archival collections in the People's Republic of China and Republic of China (Taiwan) that contain materials in areas of economics and business.
A comprehensive guide on documentary collections, first person accounts, reference works and research literature published in English on the political, military, diplomatic, economic and social aspects of the Sino-Japanese War of 1937-1945.
The National Palace Museum of Taiwan has developed several catalog databases that are very useful to search for early Chinese antiques and artifacts, late imperial archives and historical documents, biographies, rare books etc., such as 器物典藏資料檢索系統, 大清國史人物列傳及史館檔傳包傳稿目錄資料庫, 清代檔案人名權威資料查詢,清代文獻檔案總目, 清一史館藏清代滿漢文硃批奏摺彙編目錄.
The collection of historical records at Academia Historica mostly consists of government files or archives brought from China to Taiwan, as well as those collected in Taiwan, mainly government files and documents. The distinguished collections are the historical records of the Presidents and Vice Presidents of Taiwan. The online catalog provides browsing and advanced search features.
Song Research Tools is a guide to bibliographies, indexes, dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, chronologies and other resources relating to the study Chinese society during the Song Dynasty (960-1279). The online guide was edited by Dr. Hilde De Weerdt, and was based on the print reference work published by Prof. Peter Bol in 1990.
The Chinese Christian Texts Database (CCT-Database) is a research database of primary and secondary sources concerning cultural contacts between China and Europe from the sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries (ca. 1582-1840). It contains documents relating to various aspects of cultural interaction: religious, philosophical, scientific and artistic, etc. The primary editors of the websites are Prof. Nicolas Standaert and Ad Dudink, two sinologists from Leuven University.
This is the online resource of the Center for Chinese Studies, National Library of China. It is the e-bibliography of studies of the masters of philosophy in Han Dynasty. It covers publications from year 1912 to 2001.
Developed cooperatively between scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. The Chinese studies bibliography currently lists 99 items ( books) recommended by scholars and librarians.
This database was developed by Kyoto University. It provides free online access to books and journal articles in East Asia and in western languages published in Tōyōgaku bunken ruimoku 東洋学文献類目. The coverage starts from 1981 and both Kanji and traditional Chinese characters can be used in search queries.
A platform dedicated to searching Chinese academic materials in book, journal article, conference paper and dissertation formats. Full-text materials can be obtained through a online document delivery service.
Searches over three millions of academic books, journal articles, conference proceedings, newspapers and videos in Chinese. It provides bibliographic information for all materials contained and online document delivery service for full-text book chapters and journal articles. In Chinese.
This is the most comprehensive guide for Chinese studies (pre-1949). It was compiled by Prof. Endymion Wilkinson. Compared with two earlier editions this new version of the work is much more comprehensive, with many updated resources in print and digital format.
This is an annotated bibliography of important early Chinese philosophical texts, edited by Prof. Michael Loewe. It is regarded as a very important scholarly handbook on classical philosophical literature, which introduces novice researchers to the nature and history of early Chinese texts and important secondary literature on them.
Although it was published in 1975, this work has become the standard bibliography for students of Chinese art and archaeology. It contains 15,000 items published between 1920 and 1965 in western languages.
The bibliography contains 10 surveys essays on different genres of Chinese literature and roughly 250 entries on authors, topics or works by some 170 contributors. It was regarded as a standard reference work.
This 6 volume work is regarded as an important bibliography on Chinese masters of thoughts from the Pre-Qin period to the Wei dynasty. It lists about 6,000 works on 62 masters published in 20 languages.