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Go beyond Wikipedia by using librarian-recommended reference sources.
If you are looking for topic ideas, you might browse through the table of contents of issues of the journal
Nan Nü: Men, Women and Gender in China
Williams does not have a subscription to this journal, but we can borrow articles through interlibrary loan. Articles from this journal will also come up in searches done in Historical Abstracts, Bibliography of Asian Studies, and Women's Studies International.
Standard biographical dictionaries of China often do not include full biographies of women, but using the subject index, you can see how women appear in men's lives. Find these biographical sources in the reference collection by searching China -- Biography and limit to Sawyer Reference as the location.