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Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》

By Sima Qian, the first of the official Chinese histories

《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu
《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu
《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü
《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor
《孝景本紀》 Annals of the Xiaojing Emperor
《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor
《表‧三代世表》 Tables - Genealogical Table of the Three Ages
《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords
《六國年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Six States
《秦楚之際月表》 Monthly Table of (the Events) between Qin and Chu
《漢興以來諸侯王年表》 Yearly Table of the Nobles of the Imperial Clan since the Han Dynasty's Founding
《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu
《惠景閒侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises between the Reigns of Emperor Hui and Emperor Jing
《建元以來侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises since the Jianyuan Period
《建元已來王子侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Nobles' Sons who became Marquises since the Jianyuan period
《漢興以來將相名臣年表》 Yearly Table of Statesmen, Generals and Officials since the Han Dynasty's Founding
《書‧禮書》 Treatises - Rites
《樂書》 Music
《律書》 Bells
《歷書》 Calendars
《天官書》 Astronomy
《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies
《河渠書》 Rivers and canals
《平準書》 Equalization
《世家‧吳太伯世家》 Genealogies - House of Wu Taibo
《齊太公世家》 House of Duke Tai of Qi
《魯周公世家》 House of Lu Zhougong
《燕召公世家》 House of Yan Shaogong
《管蔡世家》 Houses of Guan and Cai
《陳杞世家》 Houses of Chen and Qi
《衛康叔世家》 House of Wei Kang Shu
《宋微子世家》 House of Song Wei Zi
《晉世家》 House of Jin
《楚世家》 House of Chu
《越王句踐世家》 House of King Goujian of Yue
《鄭世家》 House of Zheng
《趙世家》 House of Zhao
《魏世家》 House of Wei
《韓世家》 House of Han
《田敬仲完世家》 House of Tian Jingzhong
《孔子世家》 House of Confucius
《陳涉世家》 House of Chen She
《外戚世家》 Houses of the External Relatives
《楚元王世家》 House of Prince Yuan of Chu
《荊燕世家》 Houses of Jing and Yan
《齊悼惠王世家》 House of Prince Daohui of Qi
《蕭相國世家》 House of Chancellor Xiao
《曹相國世家》 House of Chancellor Cao
《留侯世家》 House of Marquis of Liu
《陳丞相世家》 House of Chancellor Chen
《絳侯周勃世家》 House of Zhou Bo, Marquis of Jiang
《梁孝王世家》 House of Prince Xiao of Liang
《五宗世家》 House of the Five Clans
《三王世家》 House of the Three Kings
《列傳‧伯夷列傳》 Biographies - Biography of Bo Yi
《管晏列傳》 Biographies of Guan and Yan
《老子韓非列傳》 Biographies of Laozi and Han Fei
《司馬穰苴列傳》 Biography of Sima Rangju
《孫子吳起列傳》 Biographies of Sun Tzu and Wu Qi
《伍子胥列傳》 Biography of Wu Zixu
《仲尼弟子列傳》 Biographies of the disciples of Zhongni
《商君列傳》 Biography of Lord Shang
《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin
《張儀列傳》 Biography of Zhang Yi
《樗里子甘茂列傳》 Biographies of Shu Lizi and Gan Mao
《穰侯列傳》 Biography of the Marquis of Rang
《白起王翦列傳》 Biographies of Bai Qi and Wang Jian
《孟子荀卿列傳》 Biographies of Mengzi and Xun Qing
《孟嘗君列傳》 Biography of Lord Mengchang
《平原君虞卿列傳》 Biographies of Lord Pingyuan and Yu Qing
《魏公子列傳》 Biographiy of the prince of Wei
《春申君列傳》 Biography of Lord Chunshen
《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze
《樂毅列傳》 Biography of Yue Yi
《廉頗藺相如列傳》 Biographies of Lian Po and Lin Xiangru
《田單列傳》 Biography of Tian Dan
《魯仲連鄒陽列傳》 Biographies of Lu Zhonglian and Zou Yang
《屈原賈生列傳》 Biographies of Qu Yuan and Master Jia
《呂不韋列傳》 Biography of Master Lü Buwei
《刺客列傳》 Biographies of Assassins
《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si
《蒙恬列傳》 Biography of Meng Tian
《張耳陳餘列傳》 Biographies of Zhang Er and Chen Yu
《魏豹彭越列傳》 Biographies of Wei Bao and Peng Yue
《黥布列傳》 Biography of Qing Bu
《淮陰侯列傳》 Biography of the Marquis of Huaiyin
《韓信盧綰列傳》Biographies of Han Xin (King of Han) and Lu Wan
《田儋列傳》 Biography of Tian Dan
《樊酈滕灌列傳》 Biographies of Fan, Li, Teng and Guan
《張丞相列傳》 Biography of Chancellor Zhang
《酈生陸賈列傳》 Biographies of Li Yiji and Lu Gu
《傅靳蒯成列傳》 Biographies of Fu, Jin, and the Marquis of Kuaicheng
《劉敬叔孫通列傳》 Biographies of Liu Jing and Shusun Tong
《季布欒布列傳》 Biographies of Ji Bu and Luan Bu
《袁盎鼂錯列傳》 Biographies of Yuan Ang and Chao Cuo
《張釋之馮唐列傳》 Biographies of Zhang Shizhi and Feng Tang
《萬石張叔列傳》 Biographies of Wan Shi and Zhang Shu
《田叔列傳》 Biography of Tian Shu
《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang
《吳王濞列傳》 Biographies of Pi, the Prince of Wu
《魏其武安侯列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Weiqi and the Marquis of Wu'an
《韓長孺列傳》 Biography of Han Changru
《李將軍列傳》 Biography of General Li
《匈奴列傳》 Treatise on the Xiongnu
《衛將軍驃騎列傳》 Biography of Cavalry General Wei
《平津侯主父列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Pingjin and Zhufu
《南越列傳》 Treatise on the Nanyue
《東越列傳》 Treatise on the Eastern Yue
《朝鮮列傳》 Treatise on Korea
《西南夷列傳》 Treatise on the Southwestern Yi people
《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru
《淮南衡山列傳》 Biographies of Huainan and Hengshan
《循吏列傳》 Biographies of Upright Officials
《汲鄭列傳》 Biographies of Ji and Zheng
《儒林列傳》 Biographies of Confucian Scholars
《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials
《大宛列傳》 Treatise on the Dayuan
《游俠列傳》 Biographies of Knight-errants
《佞幸列傳》 Biographies of Flatterers
《滑稽列傳》 Biographies of Jesters
《日者列傳》 Biographies of Soothsayers
《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners
《太史公自序》 Biographies of Usurers
《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian

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