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Biographical Reference Works

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The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography

Biographical Reference Works

Western Languages

Boorman, Howard L.; Howard, Richard C.; & Cheng, Joseph K. H. (1967). Biographical dictionary of Republican China. New York: Columbia University Press.Find this resource:

    Brown, Kerry. (Ed.) (2014). Berkshire dictionary of Chinese biography. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing.Find this resource:

      De Crespigny, Rafe. (2007). A biographical dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms (23–220 ad). Leiden, The Netherlands: E. J. Brill.Find this resource:

        Franke, Herbert (Ed.). (1976). Sung biographies (2 vols.). Wiesbaden, Germany: Steiner Verlag.Find this resource:

          Giles, Herbert Allen. (1898). A Chinese biographical dictionary. Taipei, Taiwan: Ch’eng-Wen Publishing Company. (Reprint 1964).Find this resource:

            Goodrich, L. C., & Chaoying Feng (Eds.). (1976). Dictionary of Ming biography (1368–1644) (2 vols.). New York: Columbia University Press.Find this resource:

              Hummel, Arthur W. (Ed.). (1943). Eminent Chinese of the Ch’ing Period. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office.Find this resource:

                Lee, Lily Xiao Hong, & Stefanowska, A. D. (Eds.). (2007). Biographical dictionary of Chinese women: Antiquity through Sui 1600 bce–618 ce. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe.Find this resource:

                  Lee, Lily Xiao Hong, & Stefanowska, A. D. (Eds.). (2003). Biographical dictionary of Chinese women: The twentieth century (1912–2000). Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe.Find this resource:

                    Lee, Lily Xiao Hong; Stefanowska, A. D.; & Ho, Clara Wing-chung. (Eds.). (1998). Biographical dictionary of Chinese women: The Qing period (1644–1911). Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe.Find this resource:

                      Loewe, Michael. (2000). A biographical dictionary of the Qin, Former Han and Xin Periods (221 bcad 24). Leiden, The Netherlands: E. J. Brill.Find this resource:

                        Smith, Curtis Dean. (2011). Dictionary of literary biography: Classical Chinese writers, pre-Tang Era (–598). Columbia, SC: Bruccoli Clark Layman.Find this resource:

                          Tao Jie, Zheng Bijun, & Mow, Shirley L. (Eds.). (2004). Holding up half the sky: Chinese women past, present, and future. New York: Feminist Press at the City University of New York.Find this resource:

                            Ting, Ch’uan-ching, & Chu Djang. (Trans.). (1989). A compilation of anecdotes of Sung personalities. New York: St. John’s University Press.Find this resource:

                              Wills, John E., Jr. (2012). Mountain of fame: Portraits in Chinese history. Princeton, NJ, and Oxford, UK: Princeton University Press.Find this resource:

                                Wright, Arthur F., & Twitchett, Denis, C. (1962). Confucian personalities. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.Find this resource:

                                  Wu, Eugene. (1956). Leaders of twentieth century China: An annotated bibliography of selected Chinese biographical works in the Hoover Library. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.Find this resource:

                                    Zhang Wenxian, & Ilan, Alon (Eds). (2009). Biographical dictionary of new Chinese entrepreneurs and business leaders. Northampton, MA, and Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.Find this resource:

                                      In Chinese

                                      Fang Yi 方毅‎, et al. (Comp.). (1934). Zhongguo renming da cadian 中國人名大辭典‎ [Dictionary of Chinese biographical names]. Shanghai: Commercial Press. (Reprint, 1966, Taipei, Taiwan: Shangwu yinshuguan)Find this resource:

                                        Li Shengping 李盛平‎. (1991). Zhongguo gongchandang renming dacidian 中國共產黨人名大辭典‎ [Dictionary of biographical names of the Chinese Communist Party]. Beijing: Zhongguo guangbo chubanshe.Find this resource:

                                          Xu Youchun 徐友春‎ (Ed.). (1991). Minguo renwu da cidian 民國人物大詞典‎ [Dictionary of biographies from the Republican era]. Shijiazhuang: Hebei People’s Press.Find this resource:

                                            Zhang Yuchun 张玉春‎, & Li Jinxiang 李劲详‎. (2003). Shiji renwu xinzhuan 史记人物新传‎ [New biographies of characters in the Shiji]. Beijing: Huawen chubanshe.Find this resource:

                                              The following titles are indexes of biographical information about people from various historical periods.

                                              Song dynasty: Chang Bide 昌彼得‎. (1974). Song ren zhuanji ziliao suoyin 宋人傳記資料索引‎ [Index to biographical materials of Sung figures]. Taipei, Taiwan: Dingwen shuju.Find this resource:

                                                Yuan dynasty: Wang Deyi 王德毅‎; Li Rongcun 李榮村‎; & Pan Bodeng 潘柏澄‎. (1979). Yuan ren zhuanji ziliao suoyin 元人傳記資料索引‎ [Index to biographical materials of Yuan figures]. Taipei, Taiwan: Xin wen feng chuban gongsi.Find this resource:

                                                  Ming dynasty: Guoli zhongyang tushuguan 國立中央圖書館‎. (Eds.). (1978). Ming ren zhuanji ziliao suoyin 明人傳記資料索引‎ [Index to biographical materials of Ming figures]. Taipei, Taiwan: Guoli zhongyang tushuguan.Find this resource:

                                                    Qing dynasty: Jiang, Qingbo 江庆柏‎. (2005). Qing dai renwu shengzu nianbiao 清代人物生卒年表‎ [Tables of biographical data of Qing figures]. Beijing: Renmin wenxue chubanshe.Find this resource: