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Asian Studies


Consult biographical dictionaries to get brief information about people, dates and events.
Biographical Dictionary and Analysis of China's Party Leadership, 1922-1988
REF DS778 .A1 B27 1990t
Lists information on the education, military career and party career of China's leaders. 
Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women: the Qing Period, 1644-1911
REF HQ1767.5 .A3 B56 1998
Over 200 entries on women from a variety of backgrounds. Arranged alphabetically with a list of entries by "background or field of endeavour."
Dictionary of Ming Biography, 1368-1644
DS753.5 .A84 1976
Based on documents from the Ming Period, the dictionary provides entries on figures who were important during that time. Each entry has its own bibliography and it has indexes for names, books and subjects.
Eminent Chinese of the Ch´ing Period (1644-1912)
DS734 .U65 1991 (1970 edition in REF)
Lists over 800 signed entries. Organized alphabetically it also includes a list of names in chronological order and indexes for names, books and subjects.
Makers of Modern India
DS446.3 .M36 2011
Political Leaders of Modern China : a Biographical Dictionary
REF  DS755.3 .P64 2002