Access to three new Chinese Studies online reference works
Princeton, December 15, 2022.
Princeton users now have access to three new online reference works for Chinese Studies published by Brill.
Ancient and Early Medieval Chinese Literature Online: A Research Guide
This reference guide on Chinese literature from ca. 700 B.C.E. to the early seventh century C.E. is alphabetically organized. It contains entries on major and minor writers, literary forms and Chinese literary terms. Includes detailed bibliographic and source information.
Biographical Dictionary of the Qin, Former Han and Xin Periods (221 BC - AD 24) Online
This is the online edition of Michael Loewe's biographical reference work for early China with almost 6,500 entries. The work draws on primary historical sources as interpreted by Chinese, Japanese and Western scholars and is supplemented by archaeological finds and inscriptions
Biographical Dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms (23 – 220 AD) Online
Compiled by Rafe de Crespigny this biographical reference work for early China complements Michael Loewe's acclaimed Biographical Dictionary of the Qin, Former Han and Xin Periods (2000). The dictionary includes more than 8,500 biographical entries based on historical records and surviving inscriptions. The entries, including surnames, personal names, styles and dates, are accompanied by maps, genealogical tables and indexes.
Access to these resources is available on and off campus.