文淵閣四庫全書電子版 Siku Quanshu (Wenyuange Edition) Online Subscription Services

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Coverage : 1773-1782
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The electronic version of the Sikuquanshu (Complete Library in Four Branches of Literature) compiled during the years 1773-1782. In the Sikuquanshu are important works pertaining to the five thousand years of Chinese civilization, including history, astronomy, geography, rules and regulations, politics, economics, society, science and technology, and philosophy. The works included in Sikuquanshu were classified according to the four recognized divisions of Chinese literature, namely, Classics (jing), History (shi), Philosophy (zi), Belles-lettres (ji). The Professional Version offers powerful searching functionalities, including full-text search.