Publications

In Press
Peter K. Bol (General Editor). China Biographical Database 中國歷代傳記資料庫. In Press.Abstract

A relational database of over 300,000 men and women from Chinese history; tracing their careers, kinship, social associations, etc. 

Bol PK, Ge Jianxiong 葛剑雄. China historical GIS [electronic resource] = Zhongguo li shi di li xin xi xi tongChina historical GIS [electronic resource] = 中国历史地理信息系统. [Internet]. In Press :1 CD-ROM. Publisher's VersionAbstract

The China Historical Geographic Information System (CHGIS) project is a database of historical administrative units for different periods in Chinese history from 221 BCE to 1911 CE. Free for download from CHGIS.

Forthcoming
Bol PK. The Humanities and the Digital Humanities in Higher Education. Journal of Digital Archives and Digital Humanities. Forthcoming.
2017
Bol PK. Review of Dingxin Zhao: The Confucian-Legalist State: A New Theory of Chinese History. American Historical Review [Internet]. 2017;122 (2) :499-500. Publisher's Version
Turchin P, Bol PK, et al. Quantitative Historical Analyses Uncover a Single Dimension of Complexity that Structures Global Variation in Human Social Organization. PNAS [Internet]. 2017. Publisher's Version
Bol PK. Why do intellectuals matter to Chinese politics?. In: The China questions: critical insights into a rising power. Cambridge: Harvard University Press ; 2017.
Bol) (PK包弼德. 探寻地图中的主张: 以1136年的<禹迹圖> (Exploring the Propositions in Maps: The Case of the Traces of Yu Map of 1136). 历史地理 (Historical Geography). 2017;(34) :253-262.
2016
Deng K, Bol PK, Li KJ, Liu J. On the unsupervised analysis of domain-specific Chinese texts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences [Internet]. 2016. Publisher's Version
Bol PK. The Historical Atlas in a Digital Age. Conference on the Making of Historical Atlas. 2016 :13-28.
Bol PK. Preface. In: Placing Names: Enriching and Integrating Gazetteers. Indiana University Press ; 2016.
Hongsu W, Hang TL, Bol PK. A Cyberinfrastructure for Historical China Studies. 7th International Congress of Digital Archives and Digital Humanities. 2016.
Bol PK. Mapping China’s History. Verge. 2016;2 (2) :70-82.
2015
Bol PK. Reconceptualizing the Order of Things in Northern and Southern Sung. In: Cambridge History of China. Vol. 5.2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press ; 2015.
2014
Bol PK. Reconceptualizing the Order of Things in Northern and Southern Song China. https://facultimedia.com/downloads/history-reconceptualizing-the-order-of-things-in-northern-and-southern-sung-peter-bol/ [Internet]. 2014. Publisher's Version
Bol PK. 王安石與《周禮》. 歷史文獻研究. 2014;33 :65-78.
Bol PK. Review of BENJAMIN A. ELMAN. Civil Examinations and Meritocracy in Late Imperial China. . The American Historical Review [Internet]. 2014;119 (5) :1670-1671. Publisher's Version
2013
Bol PK. On Shao Yong's Method for Observing Things. Monumenta Serica . 2013;61 :287-299.
Bol PK. On the Cyberinfrastructure for GIS-Enabled Historiography. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 2013;103 (5) :1087-1092. on_the_cyberinfrastructure_for_gis-enabled_historiography.pdf
Bol PK. What is a Geographic Perspective on China’s History?. In: Chinese History in Geographical Perspective. Lantham: Lexington Books ; 2013. pp. 197-204.

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