History and Culture

Cass, Victoria. Dangerous Women: Warriors, Grannies, and Geishas from the Ming Period. London, 1999.
Ching, Julia. Chinese Religions. Maryknoll, NY: Maryknoll Press, 1993.
Fairbank, John King, and Goldman, Merle. China: a New History. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 1998.
Fitzgerald, C.P. China: A Short Cultural History. 3rd rev. ed. London, 1961.
Gernet, Jacques. Daily Life in China on the Eve of the Mongol Invasion, 1250-1276. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1962
Blunden, Caroline, and Elvin, Mark. Cultural Atlas of China. Rev. ed. Oxfordshire: Andromeda, 1998.
Palmer, Martin. Travels Through Sacred China. San Francisco: Harper Collins, 1996.