THIS EDITION HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEWER EDITION A comprehensive and up-to-date guide on the basic problems encountered in researching traditional Chinese civilization and history, this manual includes discussions of over 1,000 primary ...
00 primary sources as well as 1,000 reference works. The first part covers the basics of language, geography, dates, time, statistics, and primary sources. The second part treats primary sources, such as archives, legal codes, literature, and science. The third part lists key sources by historical period, from the pre-Qin period through the Qing.