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History 343: Law, Society and Justice in China

General Research Guides/Commentary on Law in China

The China Collection.  A blog maintained by several scholars with expertise in Chinese law.  

China: Guide to Law OnlineComprehensive and frequently updated site maintained by law librarians at the Library of Congress.

Online Encyclopedias

Subject Encyclopedias are scholarly works written by experts on a variety of topics. The articles are typically longer and more detailed than general encyclopedias. The background information provides a good starting point as you begin the research process. Subject encyclopedias can help guide you with:

  • Understanding the scope of a topic
  • Suggesting ideas for narrowing a topic
  • Identifying key concepts, terms, dates and names
  • Listing subject areas related to a topic
  • Recommending sources for further exploration

Useful Books in the Print Collection