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China, Hong Kong and Macau: legal resources: Legal history

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History of Chinese law

A fascinating subject both because it has such ancient beginnings and because it developed so differently from Western traditions.

The LawBod does not collect Chinese legal history, but - in conjuction with the collection at the Chinese Studies Library - Oxford is not without resources.

The entries in the Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History give a useful introduction and initial bibliography.

Electronic resources

Chinese Studies Library