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Si Ku Quan Shu

Description Si Ku Quan Shu(四库全书)is the main collection of Chinese pre-modern texts from antiquity up to 18th Century. It includes more than 3,400 Chinese works in the fields of classics, history, philosophy and literature. This collection was a 15-year project (1773-1782) compiled under the edict of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing dynasty. The full-text database is based on the Wenyuange (文渊阁) edition. You can search the Chinese characters in the system with the support of useful tools like the Ancient Character Dictionary and the Calendar conversion.

Subjects Pacific and Asian, Primary Source
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Alumni Access No
Open Access No

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