Three millennia of writings – a brief history of Chinese literature

Chinese literature has developed into a treasure trove that offers rich information about Chinese society, thought, customs, and social and political movements. From Ancient Pre-Quin writing and the emergence of drama during the Yan dynasty—right through to novels responding to the socio-political issues of the 1940s, a rich literary history has developed over three millennia. Read more >

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March 2, 2018

Social work in austere times

John Harris and Vicky White examine the effects austerity measures have had on social work. Read more >

February 15, 2018

What's new in February 2018

This month two new Quick Reference editions and four new Reference Library titles have been added to the site. Find out more >

January 18, 2018

What's new in January 2018

This month two new Quick Reference titles and one new Reference Library title have been added to the site. Find out more >