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Chinese Notes

Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》

An early text on geography

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Wikisource, accessed 2018-05-13,山海經.

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  1. Idema, W L 2017, “Chapter 17: Elite versus Popular Literature,” in Denecke, Wiebke, Wai-Yee Li, and Xiaofei Tian (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Classical Chinese Literature (1000 BCE-900CE), e-book, New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 269.
  2. Fracasso, Riccardo 1993, “Shan hai ching 山海經,” In Michael Loewe, (ed.) Early Chinese Texts: A Bibliographical Guide, Berkeley: Society for the Study of Early China, pp. 357-367.

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