Asian Biographical Information

A. China

A Chinese Biographical Dictionary - Herbert A. Giles. Soc Sci Ref DS L734 .G46

Sung Biographies DS 751.5 .S96 Vol.s 1-4

A Biographical Dictionary of the Qin, Former Han and Xin Periods, 221 B.C. – A.D. 24 – Michael Loewe. Soc Sci Ref DS 747.38 L63 2000

Dictionary of Ming Biography 1368-1644 Vols. I & II - Goodrich & Fang. Soc Sci Ref DS 753.5 .A84. 1976.

Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing Period - Arthur Hummel. Vols. 1 & 2. Soc Sci Ref DS 734 .U65.

Who's Who in China 1919 . DS 734 .W5. 1919.

Who's Who in China 1936 . DS L734 .W5. 1936.

Peking Who's Who . 1922. DS 795 .A4 P389.

Chinaköpfe - Wolfgang Bartke. DS 778 .A1 B3.

Biographical Dictionary of Republican China Vols. I-IV. Soc Sci Ref DS 778 .A1 B5.

Who's Who in the People's Republic of China . DS 778 .A1 B33x 1987.

Who's Who in the People's Republic of China . Soc Sci Ref DS 778 .A1 B3P3 1991.

Biographical Sketches of Chinese Communist Military Leaders Vols. 1-3. DS 778 .A1

Chinese Communist Who's Who Vols. 1 & 2. DS 778 .A1 C56.

Biographic Dictionary of Chinese Communism 1921-1965 . DS 778 .A1 C56.

Who's Who in Communist China - Union Research Institute. Soc Sci Ref DS 778 .A1 W45

Directory of Officials and Organizations in China : A Quarter-century Guide . M. E. Sharpe, 1994. Soc Sci Ref JQ 1507.L36 1994

Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women: the Qing Period, 1644-1911. Hong Kong Baptist University , 1998. Soc Sci Ref HQ 1767.5 .A3 B56 1998

Notable Women of China : Shang Dynasty to the Early Twentieth Century . University of Hawaii , 2000. HQ 1767.5 .A3 N67 2000.

China Vitae. “. . . an online biographical database that provides more than 2500 biographies of current Chinese political, military, economic, business, and academic leaders. . . .” http://www.chinavitae.com

B. Hong Kong

Hong Kong Who's Who, 1970-1973 - Rola Luzzatto. DS 796.H7 H68.

Who's Who in Hong Kong - Database Pub. Soc Sci Ref DS 796.H753 A28 1984.

C. Japan

Who's Who in Japan . DS 834 .A1 W5. 1926-27,l 1939-40, 1943-44.

Who's Who in Japan . Soc Sci Ref CT 1836 .W47

Japan Biographical Encyclopedia & Who's Who . DS 834 .J7. First Edition 1958. Second Edition 1961. Third Edition 1964-6

Biographical Dictionary of Japanese Art . Hum Ref N 7358 .B55x.

Biographical Dictionary of Japanese History . Soc Sci Ref DS 834 .B56.

Biographical Dictionary of Japanese Literature . Hum Ref PL 723 .B5.

D. India

India Who's Who . Soc Sci Ref DS 434 .I56x.

South Asia Biographical Dictionary Index . Soc Sci Ref CT103 .S36x.

National Biographical Dictionary of India . CT 1503 .S48.

E. Afghanistan

Biographical Dictionary of Contemporary Afghanistan . DS 335 .A43x. 1987.

F. Asia

Asia Who's Who . DS 32 .A8 1958. Third edition 1960.

Who's Who in Asian and Australasian Politics. Soc Sci Ref DS 35.2 .W48 1991.

OTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION ABOUT PEOPLE

A. Almanacs

The World Almanac and Book of Facts . New York : Newspaper Enterprise Association. Annual. AY 67 .N5 W7. Latest year in Soc Sci Ref, Sci Ref, Hum Ref. Earlier years in stacks.

The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who, 1953 - . East Grinstead , Eng. : Kelly's Directories. Annual. Soc Sci Ref JA51.I57.

The Statesman's Year Book . 1864- . Annual. Latest year in Gen Ref JA51.S7. Soc Sci Ref JA51 .S7. Earlier years in stacks.

Information Please Almanac, Atlas, and Yearbook , 1947- . Annual. AY64 .I55. Latest year in Gen Ref, Hum Ref, Sci Ref, and Soc Sci Ref. Earlier years in stacks.

World Factbook , Washington , D.C.: Central Intelligence Agency: Supt. of Documents, 1981- . Annual. PrEx 3.15. Latest year in Doc Ref; earlier years in Documents Collection. The latest year is also in Hum Ref G122 .U56a.

B . Encyclopedias and Yearbooks

Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan . 9 vols. Soc Sci Ref DS 805 .K633.

Encyclopedia of China Today . Soc Sci Ref DS705 .E54 1981.

People's Republic of China Yearbook . DS 779.15 .C45x.

Republic of China Yearbook . DS 789.92 .R37x.

Korea Annual . DS 901 .K67.

Republic of China , a Reference Book . ( Taipei ) (Continues China Yearbook ) DS 777.53 .C459. Latest ed. in Soc Sci Ref.

East Asia and the Western Pacific . DS502 .H53. Latest ed. in Soc Sci Ref.

India , a Reference Annual . DS405 .I64.

Hindustan Year-book and Who's Who . DS401 .H5. Latest ed. in Soc Sci Ref.