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Classical Historiography for Chinese History

Research guide for Chinese Historiography

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  • Bibliography of Asian Studies published annually in Far Eastern Quarterly, 1941-1955; then in Journal of Asian Studies, 1956-.
  • Chang, Chun-shu. Premodern China: A Bibliographical Introduction. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies, 1971.
  • Chinese Religion in Western Languages: A Comprehensive and Classified Bibliography of Publications in English, French, and German Through 1980, Volume 1. Association for Asian Studies Monograph, 1985.
  • Chinese Religions: Publications in Western Languages, Volume 2, 1981-1990. Association for Asian Studies Monograph, 1993.
  • Chinese Religions: Publications in Western Languages, Volume 3, 1991-95. Association for Asian Studies Monograph, 1999.
  • Cordier, Henri. Bibliotheca Sinica (4 vols). Paris: E. Guilmoto, 1904-08; supplementary 5th vol., Paris: P. Guenther, 1924.
  • Gordon, Leonard H. D., & Frank I. Shulman. Doctoral Dissertations on China. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1972.
  • Hucker, Charles O. China: A Critical Bibliography. Tuscon, Arizona: University of Arizona Press, 1962.
  • Lust, John, Index Sinicus, A Catalog of Articles relating to China in Periodicals and Other Collective Publications. 1920-1955. Cambridge, England: Hebfer, 1964.
  • Mackerras, Colin, Essays on the Sources for Chinese History. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1975.
  • Yuan, Tung-li. China in Western Literature. New Haven: Yale University Far Eastern Publications 1958.
  • Wilkinson, Endymion, Chinese History: A New Manual. Fifth edition. Cambridge: Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 84, 2018.