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Guide to 20th Century China: Find books

This guide provides information on journals, dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographical sources, article databases, and other resources useful for research on 20th century China.

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Subject Headings on 20th Century China

If you want to search the WRLC catalog for titles by subject heading, use the following combinations. Before running the search, replace the hyphens with blank spaces.

China -- History -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912; Call number range: DS753.82--DS773.6

China -- History -- Republic, 1912-1949; Call number range: DS773.83--DS777.544

China --History --1949-1976; Call number range: DS777.545 --DS778.7

Here are the subject headings and call numbers for specific historical events:

For Taiping rebellion: China --History --Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864. Call number range: DS758.7--DS759.4.

For Tongzhi restoration: China --History --Tongzhi, 1861-1875. Call number range: DS763.5--DS763.7.

For Boxer uprising: China --History --Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901. Call number range: DS770--DS772.

For May fourth movement, use the subject heading of China --History --May Fourth Movement, 1919. Call number range: DS777.43.

For China's war with Japan, use Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945. Call number range: DS777.52 to DS777.533.

For Cultural Revolution, use China --History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976. Call number: DS778.7.

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