China Comprehensive Gazetteers (中國綜合方誌庫) – Trial access

Trial access to the China Comprehensive Gazetteers (1229-1949) is provided to University of Cambridge members until 31 July 2022.

Produced in conjunction with the National Library of China, this database presents a vast collection of Chinese local gazetteers spanning eight centuries 1229-1949. With approximately 7,000 titles (100,000 volumes) presented to date, this is perhaps the richest single resource available for researching China in multiple aspects, including its political history, literature, religion, culture, economic development, geography and natural history.

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Sample page from a Chinese gazetteer

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