Olson, James Stuart, 1946-

An ethnohistorical dictionary of China / James S. Olson. - Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998. - 1 online resource (ix, 434 p.). - Gale virtual reference library .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface -- The dictionary -- Appendix A: 1990 populations of officially recognized nationalities in the People's Republic of China -- Appendix B: A chronology of Chinese history -- Appendix C: autonomous ethnic political units in the People's Republic of China -- Selected bibliography of english titles -- Index.

Designed to give readers a ready reference for background information on interpreting ethnic events in China. Provides essays on hundreds of Chinese ethnic groups, including ethnic groups living in the Republic of China on Taiwan.

9781567508772 (electronic book) 1567508774 (electronic book)

Ethnic groups--China--Dictionaries.

DS730 / .O47 1998