Instructions for using the encyclopedia
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1. Access to the content of the encyclopedia can be gained in three ways. Users are recommended initially to consult the systematic overview of entries at the beginning, in order to acquaint themselves with the inner structure of the work. These headwords can also be directly searched in the alphabetical text section. There is a glossary of Chinese personal names giving Chinese characters and birth and death dates, where known. Keywords within the articles indicate related encyclopedia lemmata. Bibliographies for the individual entries follow the articles.

2. Transcriptions: The o…

Cite this page
Leese, Daniel, “Instructions for using the encyclopedia”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of China, Managing Editor English Edition: Daniel Leese. Consulted online on 26 June 2017
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168633, 20121018



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