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- China Biographical Databases Project (CBDB) @ Harvard
The China Biographical Database is a freely accessible relational database with biographical information about approximately 427,000 individuals as of April 2019
Online Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Search for China to get information on the land, people, economy, administration, and social conditions, cultural life, and history. Additional readings from books and journals, and best web sites will expand your research. World Data tool provides country snapshots, country comparisons, and ranked statistics.
- G.W. Skinner Archive @Harvard
An archive of the datasets developed for the Regional Systems Analysis laboratory, under the direction of G. William Skinner including later Imperial China and modern China dataverse
The map viewer of the Chinese Archival Handbooks collection allows discovering the holdings of archival handbooks on the provincial, prefectural, and the county level. Clicking on any region will provide an overview of the archival handbooks that cover the specific region. The URL "More info" links connect to the individual record of each handbook in the library catalog. The East Asian Library will be adding table of contents scans to all the archival handbook records in the library catalog.
Maps and Atlas
- China Map Libraries
Exploring China Map Library with About 8 Million Maps including maps for Census data 2000 and 2010, Economic Census 2004 and 2008, Basic Unit Census 2001, industry Census 1995, Land Cover and Nighttime Lights.