Subject: Language and linguistics

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National Library of China Digital Collections – Ancient books

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The National Library of China  provides free access to the content in the  古籍资源 section of their Digital collections of Ancient books The collection includes 文研汉籍影像库、法藏敦煌遗书、哈佛大学善本特藏、天津图书馆古籍、云南图书馆古籍、上海图书馆家谱、数字古籍、赵城金藏、中华医药典籍、碑帖菁华、敦煌遗珍、甲骨世界、年画撷英、前尘旧影、数字方志、宋人文集、西夏论著、西夏文献、中华古籍善本联合书目、徽州家谱20个资源库. Using Chrome browser is recommended.

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Decoding China dictionary

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“What does Xi Jinping mean when he talks about the rule of law? How does the Chinese leadership define multilateralism? Did you know that China’s Socialist Core Values include democracy and freedom? What is Document No. 9 and why does it reject universal values? And what is meant by “a community of shared future for mankind”? The Decoding China Dictionary seeks to answer these questions and to serve as a guide to […]

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Chinese-English Dictionary of Ming Government Official Titles 明代職官中英辭典

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This bilingual dictionary is developed through a crowd-translation project that was funded by CEAL- The Council of East Asian Libraries and Mellon Foundation. This is the first edition. The project team encourages scholars to use it and to send them their revision suggestions, if any. they will update the dictionary based upon your suggestions. Note […]

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Journal of National Essence (國粹學報)

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The Journal of National Essence (國粹學報) was published  monthly  from 1905 to 1911  in Shanghai at the end of the Qing dynasty by the  國粹派 or the National Essence Group. The National Essence Group held a conservative  view and view on political and cultural reform of China tried to identify the national essence of China in order […]

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National Social Science Database

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Database of the China Academy of Social Sciences. Provides free access to CASS’ open access collections containing articles from 1921 – present, 2039 journals and 0ver 9 million articles in full-text. NNC institutions has direct access via the AsiaPortal. Other users may register as individual users for access at http://www.nssd.org. In Chinese.

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A Mencius Reader: For Beginning and Advanced Students of Classical Chinese

E-book

Donald B. Wagner 2004 This textbook contains material for students of Classical Chinese at three different levels of difficulty: The first chapter of Mencius, reproduced from a modern punctuated edition, with very detailed notes and glosses intended for students in their second semester of Classical Chinese. The same chapter, reproduced from a Song wood-block edition, […]

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Hunting and Fishing in a Kammu Village: Revisiting a Classic Study in Southeast Asian Ethnography

E-book

Damrong Tayanin & Kristina Lindell 2013 This detailed and fascinating description of traditional hunting, trapping and fishing in northern Laos includes illustrations of traps, weapons, etc., an insight into rites and taboos pertaining to the work, and much more. First published in 1991 and quickly out of print, the book was hailed as ‘an outstanding […]

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Dictionary of Kammu Yúan Language and Culture

E-book

Jan-Olof Svantesson, Kàm Ràw (Damrong Tayanin), Kristina Lindell & Håkon Lundström 2013 By retaining their orally based culture through to the present day, the Kammu of northern Laos and adjacent parts of Vietnam, Thailand and China have long been recognised as a repository for much that has been lost or ignored in the literate cultures […]

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Tuked Rini, Cosmic Traveller: Life and Legend in the Heart of Borneo

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Monica Janowski 2014 This innovative and visually engaging study presents a legend from Borneo in which the Kelabit hero Tuked Rini ventures out into the cosmos to do battle in remote spirit-laden places, returning to his wife with the heads of his enemies. Accompanied by audio material and additional resources that will be developed on […]

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