Use the index (or search) these books to identify entries related to your topic or areas of interest. You might not find entries that narrowly focus on your topic; if so, try to find entries that relate broadly.
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Historians have interpreted various aspects of Pre-Modern Chinese history from a variety of different viewpoints. Analysis of these interpretations, known generally as historiography, can give more nuance to your arguments and provide a greater context for your understanding. By using sources like History Compass, The Cambridge History of China, and Chinese History (Wilkinson), you can get an introduction to this scholarly conversation.