Hàn shū 漢書 History of the Former Han Dynasty

history of the former Han dynasty by 班彪 and 班固





  • Homer H. Dubs: The History of the Former Han Dynasty. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner, 1939-1955
  • Hans O. H. Stange: Die Monographie über Wang Mang, Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft, 1939
  • Clyde Bailey Sargent: Wang Mang: A Translation of the Official Account of His Rise to Power as Given in the History of the Former Han Dynasty. Shanghai: Graphic Art Book Company, 1947
  • Nancy Lee Swann: Food & Money in Ancient China: The Earliest Economic History of China to A.D. 25, Han Shu 24, with Related Texts: Han Shu 91 and Shih-chi 129. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1950
  • Burton Watson: Courtier and Commoner in Ancient China: Selections from the History of the Former Han. New York: Columbia University Press, 1974

Ph.D. Dissertations

  • Anthony E. Clark: Historian of the Orchid Terrace: Partisan Polemics in Ban Gu's Hanshu, University of Oregon, 2005


  • 楊樹達: 漢書窺管, 新華書店上海發行所發行, 1984
  • 徐松: 漢書西域傳補註, 中華書局, 1985
  • 金少英, 李慶善: 漢書食貨志集釋, 中華書局, 1986


  • 黄福鑾: 漢書索引, 大通書局, 1973
  • 陳家麟, 王仁康: 漢書地名索引, 中華書局, 1990