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China : a historical and cultural dictionary / edited by Michael Dillon
Bib ID 1882621
Format BookBook
Description Richmond, Surrey : Curzon, 1998 
viii, 391 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0700704388
0700704396 (paperback)
Series

Durham-East Asia series.

Summary

Compiled by specialists from the University of Durham Department of East Asian Studies, this new reference work contains approximately 1500 entries covering Chinese civilization from Peking Man to the present day. Subjects include history, politics, art, archaeology, literature, etc. The Dictionary is intended for students, teachers and researchers, and will also be of interest to the general reader. Entries provide factual information and contain suggestions for further reading. Chinese terms are in pinyin romanisation and characters are given for the subject headings. A comprehensive cross-reference system makes this an easy to use, multi-purpose guide for the student of Chinese in the broadest sense.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 391.

Subjects China -- History -- Dictionaries.  |  China -- Civilization -- Dictionaries.
Other authors/contributors Dillon, Michael, 1949-
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China : a cultural and historical dictionary

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