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GATE: China 2016: Getting Started

General Reference Sources

Berkshire Encyclopedia of China (2009, online)

Cambridge History of China (full text in Cambridge Histories online)

Brill's Encyclopedia of China (2009, print at Perkins)

Country Reports


  • IHS Connect - presents market and finance data arranged by country. includes a country's financial profile, current political, economic, legal, operations, tax, and security risks news, & long term (5 year) financial projections. Select Geography drop down from top menu bar.
  • Business Monitor Online - economic, political, and business environment outlook reports as well as reports and news for selected industries. Select China from the Geographies drop down. Choose Reports tab and then narrow by topic or industry using left navigation pane.
  • CIA World Factbook - provides broad overviews of a country's history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issue.
  • Culture Grams : China 2015 - contains 25 categories such as Land and Climate, History, Personal Appearance, Greetings, Dating and Marriage, Family, Diet, Housing, Holidays, Economy, Education, Health, and more.  Note:  use your Duke netid and password to access, then click the fulltext PDF tab.


Please see the Company & Market Research tab for additional electronic resources.

Subject Guide

Linda McCormick
Ford Library

Fuqua School of Business

Website / Blog Page

Catalog Search: Additional Subject Keywords

  • Rural-urban China
  • One child China
  • Intellectual property China
  • Tiananmen square
  • Freedom of information
  • Consumer China
  • Religion China
    • Confucianism
    • Buddhism
    • Taoism
  • Minorities China
  • Poverty China
  • Land use rural China
  • Land tenure China
  • Environment China
    • Air pollution China
    • Water pollution China
  • Education China
  • Motion pictures China
  • International business enterprises china
  • Medical care China
  • Health services China
  • Foreign relations China
  • Social Media China
  • Sports China