Library of Congress Law Library
Please aslo refer to the Libguides page: East Asian Languages and Cultures 550: Legal History of China
Primary Source Materials in English
The North-China herald and Supreme Court & consular gazette [microform].Supreme Court & consular gazette, and law reporter for the Supreme & Provincial courts of China & Japan. (1871-1941). History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library.
China Coast Newspaper Collections (English and Chinese) 16 newspapers dating from 1830's to early 1900's on Microfilm.
Books about Chinese Legal History in English
The book of Lord Shang ... a classic of the Chinese school of law; translated from the Chinese with introduction and notes by Dr. J.J. Duyvendak. Series: Probsthain’s oriental series, vol. XVII Published: London : A. Probsthain, 1963. 320.951 K96SED1963
The legal system of the People’s Republic of China in a nutshel. by Daniel C.K. Chow. St. Paul, MN : West, c2009. KNQ68 .C46 2009
Law without lawyers : a comparative view of law in China and the United States / Victor H. Li. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, . K583 .L5X
Thinking with cases : specialist knowledge in Chinese cultural history / Charlotte Furth, Judith T. Zeitlin, and Ping-chen Hsiung, editors. Published: Honolulu : University of Hawai’i Press, c200. 153.4330951 T348
Dictionary of Chinese law and government, Chinese-English, by Philip R. Bilancia. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c1981.340.03951 B49D
Twentieth-Century China. 951.005 CHIR1a
Social Science in China 951.0005 SO
The Journal of Asian Studies 905 FAR
Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 905 HA
Chinese Studies in History 951.005 CHIS
Books about Japanese Legal History in English
Useful Subject Headings:
Law - Japan - History
Commercial Law - Japan - History
Subject headings for Judge Dee stories
Di, Renjie, 629-700 --Fiction.
call number range: 823 G951J
Rex Coleman & John Owen Haley, comp. An Index to Japanese Law: A Bibliography of Western Language Materials, 1867-1973. JAPBIBCOLEMAN,R/A (Law Library)
Dan Fenno Henderson. Conciliation and Japanese Law, Tokugawa and Modern 341.63 H38C (Main Stacks)
Turan Kayoglu. Legal imperialism : sovereignty and extraterritoriality in Japan, the Ottoman Empire, and China. 341.4 K1809l (Main Stacks)
Rex Coleman. The Japanese legal system : a bibliography.
The formation of modern Japan : as viewed from legal history / Kichisaburō Nakamura. 342.52 145F (Main Stacks)
The formation of the early Meiji legal order : the Japanese code of 1871 and its Chinese foundation / by Paul Heng-Chao Chʼen. JAPVCHEN,P.H.C (Law Library)
Arthur Taylor von Mehren (editor). Law in Japan: the Legal Order in a Changing Society. 340.0952 V89L (Main Stacks)
Asian discourses of rule of law : theories and implementation of rule of law in twelve Asian countries, France and the U.S. / edited by Randall Peerenboom. KM514 .T482004 (Law Library)
Robert R. Britt. Japanese laws in English : an index to the EHS law bulletin series KNX5 .B42000 (Law-Ref)