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Background Information

China Facts and Figures Annual
Print Location: Burling DS 779.15 .C48 Restricted Resource
Current edition in reference; previous editions in the main collection.
Political Leaders of Modern China: A Biographical Dictionary
Print Location: Burling Ref DS 755.3 .P64 2002 Restricted Resource


Worldwide Political Science Abstracts Restricted Resource
Index of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, public policy, and public administration.

Scholarly Articles

Bibliography of Asian Studies Restricted Resource
1971–present. An online index of scholarly literature on all subjects (especially humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia.

Primary Sources

Chinese Pamphlets
A digitized collection of pamphlets from China, 1947-1954. From the Center for Research Libraries.

Data and Statistics

Asian Development Bank Resource contains quantitative data
In addition to the data found at the link, reports on China can also be found under the "Countries" tab at the top of the screen.
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Resource contains quantitative data
Statistics on the environment, economy, social indicators, etc.

Other Databases

PAIS International Restricted Resource
1915–present. Index of scholarly and non-scholarly articles, books, government documents, reports, and more, covering global public policy and social issues, from the Public Affairs Information Service.
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