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First posted on October 11th 2009, last revised on October 14th 2009






For later history, see Jin Dynasty, Kara Khitan

Liao Dynasty

For earlier history, see Tang Dynasty, Khitan Khaganate


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DIRECTORY OF INTERNET SOURCES . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles Articles Liao Dynasty, from Wikipedia
Chinese History - Liao Dynasty 907-1125, from China Knowledge
Links, on History Category : Liao Dynasty, Khitan History, from Wikipedia
Portal : Khitan, from Wikipedia
Historical Maps see here
Links, from Univ. Oregon, Asian Studies
Albert Herrmann, History and Commercial Atlas of China (1935), posted by huhai.net
Maps : Eastern Hemisphere 900 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1000 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1025 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1100 AD, by Thomas Lessman
Map of the Liao Dynasty, from China Knowledge
Timelines
Accounts of History History of Liao, from Wikipedia
Chinese History - Liao Dynasty 907-1125 - Event History, from China Knowledge
The Liao Dynasty, from Korea in the Eye of the Tiger
Jake Hooker, A Dynasty of Nomads, on : Archaeology
China : Liao Dynasty, from British Museum
Liao Dynasty, from Travel China Guide
The "Barbarian" States, Liao, Jin and Yuan, ch.29, from Edward Kaplan, Chinese Political History, at WWU
Geschichte der grossen Liao, 1877, trsl. from Manchu into German by J. Conon von der Gabelentz, SBB
Military Category : Goryeo-Khitan Wars, from Wikipedia
Politics Chinese History - Liao Dynasty 907-1125 - Government and Administration, from China Knowledge
Herbert Franke, Chinese Law in a Multinational Society: The Case of the Liao (907-1125), in : Asia Major 3rd series vol.5 pt.2 1992
Article : List of Provinces of Liao, from Wikipedia
Economy & Finances Chinese History - Liao Dynasty 907-1125 - Economy, from China Knowledge
Chinese History - Song, Liao, Jin, Western Xia, Science, Technology, Inventions, from China Knowledge
Liao : Currency and Money-Lending, by K.A. Wittvogel, Feng Chia-Sheng
Cheng Hua-Fang, Shaping Symbols of Privilege : Precious Metals and the Early Liao Aristocracy, from Journal of Sung-Yuan Studies 33 2003
Ethnography Article Khitan People, from Wikipedia
Article The Khitan, from Altaic Wiki
Religion Chinese History - Liao Dynasty 907-1125 - Religion and Customs, from China Knowledge
History of Regions List of Provinces of Liao, from Wikipedia
History of Cities A Historical Introduction to the History of Beijing 1153-1368, from The Beijing Report
Bibliography Liao Dynasty, 907-1125, fromThe Dynasties of China - Bibliography, Univ. of Maine at Farmington
Online Library Catalogues (Academic, selection)
Historical Research, English language abstracts of Chinese language theses, published since 2008
Publications, from Sinor Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies, Indiana University
Others Chinese History - Liao Dynasty 907-1125 - Literature, Thought, Philosophy and the Khitan Script, from China Knowledge
Chinese History - Liao Dynasty 907-1125 - Arts, from China Knowledge
Khitan Hairstyle and Costume during the Liao Dynasty, from China History Forum
Meng Li, Bing Wang, Difference, Boycotting, Infiltration - the Analysis of Attribute of the National Costumes in Nansong and Beisong Dynasty, Asian Social Science April 2009
Peixin Wang, Types and Chronology of Bronze Ornaments of the Mohe-Nuzhen Tradition, Bulletin of Hokkaido University Museum March 2004
Khitan Scripts, from Omniglot
The History of Chinese Medicine : Five Dynasties & Song, 907-1279, from Shen Nong

DIRECTORY OF INTERNET SOURCES . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Lists of Statesmen Emperors and Rulers, from China Knowledge
Population Figures
Document Collections Internet East Asian History Sourcebook
Search Wikisource for Liao Dynasty
Texts on Song-Liao Political Relations, translated by Hsingyuan Tsao
Archives, Musea, Libraries China : Liao Dynasty, from British Museum
Liaoning Provincial Museum, from China Museums
Monuments Pagoda, Library Caves and Stone Tablets of Sutra of Yunju Temple, from UNESCO World Heritage, Tentative List
Liao Dynasty Pagoda Wows Antique Experts in Xi'an, from China Assistor 2008-4-30
Relics, Archaeological Sites Images Related to the Khitan and the Liao Dynasty, from China History Forum
(Images) The National Museum of Mongolian History : The Qidan/Liao Period
Tomb of the Liao Dynasty in Tuerji Mountain, from China Culture
Tomb of the Princess of State Chen in the Liao Dynasty, from Cultural China
Gilded Splendor : Treasures of China's Liao Empire (907-1125), from Culture Kiosque
National Symbols
Coins, Banknotes Coins of the Chinese Empire : Liao Dynasty 916-1125, from Zeno
Coin History Liao Dynasty 916-1125, from Chinese Coins
Others Art and Archeology : Timelines - China - Liao, Song

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Online Libraries Project Gutenberg, Online Catalogue; Internet Archive
NACRP Research Library
Hong Kong Journals Online
Online Journals Asia Major, journal published by Institute of History and Philology of the Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft (Journal of the German Oriental Society, since 1847, in German)
Journal Asiatique 1822-1937, in French, at Gallica
Bulletin de l'Ecole Française de l'Extreme Orient 1901-1937, in French, at Gallica
Search Shvoong [provider of English language summaries of articles published in Chinese language academic magazines]for Liao
Journal of Northeast Asian History (since 2004)
Journal of Song-Yuan Studies
General Accounts Article China, pp.36-231 in Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th ed., Macropaedia, vol.16, KMLA Lib.Sign. R 032 B862n
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General History David C. Wright, The History of China, Westport CT : Greenwood 2001, KMLA ib.Sign. 951 W947h
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J. MacGowan, The imperial history of China, being a history of the empire as compiled by the Chinese historians (1906), posted on Internet Archive
Xu, Eiha-Qian, Historical development of the pre-dynastic Khitan, diss. Helsinki 2005
Historical Dictionaries Michael Dillon, China, a Cultural and Historical Dictionary, Richmond (Surrey) : Curzon 1998, KMLA Lib.Sign. R 951.003 D579c
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