China Encyclopedic Reference offers information on scores of names and places found in Chinese texts. It is therefore the natural complement to the lexical information found in Brill’s dictionaries
Le Grand Ricci online and
A Student’s Dictionary of Classical and Early Medieval Chinese.Besides the overview found in Brill’s widely-acclaimed
Encyclopedia of China covering the whole of China from past to present,
China Encyclopedic Reference offers background to names found in early, classical and medieval Chinese texts.