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Title China : a historical and cultural dictionary / edited by Michael Dillon
Published Richmond, Surrey : Curzon, 1998

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Description viii, 391 pages ; 24 cm
Series Durham-East Asia 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 Cover title : China : a cultural and historical dictiona ry
In English; name entries also in Chinese
Bibliography Bibliography: page 391
Subject China -- Civilization -- Dictionaries.
China -- Dictionaries.
China -- History -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Author Dillon, Michael, 1949-
LC no. 98128565
ISBN 0700704388
0700704396
Other Titles China : a cultural and historical dictionary