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HIEA 126 The Silk Road in Chinese and Japanese History: Primary Sources

Primary Sources

Online Guide to Primary Sources

Created by UC San Diego Librarian, Kelly Smith, this online guide will help you find online primary sources

Internet History Sourcebooks Project

Huge collections of well-organized primary texts, including Internet East Asian History Sourcebook

Silk Road Narratives

Historical letters and accounts of the Silk Road in Chinese history; includes many significant Silk Road figures; and translated works

UC Press e-Books

Primary sources can often be found (hyperlinked) in the bibliographies or footnotes of these scholarly e-books

You can also try a Google Scholar search with your topic keywords and the word "primary source" in quotations

World Digital Library: China

Significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world