Reviews and Praise for the Berkshire Encyclopedia of China
Lucien Ellington on the Berkshire Encyclopedia of China:
“The Encyclopedia of China is a five-volume set with 800 articles written by China scholars from the US and a number of other nations. … The work includes 1,200 photographs, as well as maps, timelines, tables, and primary source-side bars. Each of the entries, which range from 500 to over 6,000 words, contain a short introductory abstract. The editors deliberately designed the Encyclopedia of China to make it easy for teachers to reproduce entries for classroom use. … Most probably those educators, schools, and universities who acquire the Encyclopedia of China will find it useful for a long time. I highly recommend the set for middle and high schools as well as colleges and universities.”
Read Ellington’s full review of the Berkshire Encyclopedia of China in Education About Asia (2011, 16,1) by clicking here.
Library Journal’s Best Reference 2010: “Take a publisher with a decade of experience in China, add a group of well-known Chinese and Western scholars, pay special attention to details (each of the 800 articles begins on its own page, all article titles are rendered in English, Chinese characters, and transliterations), add 1100 unique photographs, sprinkle in dozens of traditional Chinese proverbs, do it all on recycled, chlorine-free paper, … and the end result is this sumptuous resource on all things China for the 21st century.”