CHIN 342 / 542 Classical Chinese: Recommended Books (by Topic)

Primary sources of classical (pre-modern) Chinese texts and basic treatment of Chinese reference works.

Agriculture

Archaeology

Architecture

Art

Astronomy, Calendars, Astrology

Bronze

Calligraphy

Divination

Economy, Trade, Money, Weights and Measures

Education

Environment

Family

Food and Drink

Jade

Law

Literature

Medicine and Health

Music

Philosophy

Politics and Government

Religion and Ritual

Science, Technology, Mathematics

Silk

Silk Road

Society (organization, taxation, etc.)

Textiles and Clothing

Tombs

Urban Development

War

Women

Writing and language