Wenxian Tongkao

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The Wenxian Tongkao (Chinese: 文献通考; pinyin: Wénxiàn Tōngkǎo; Wade–Giles: Wenhsien T'ungk'ao; lit. 'Comprehensive Examination of Literature') or Tongkao was one of the model works of the Tongdian compiled by Ma Duanlin in 1317, during the Yuan Dynasty.


  • Dong, Enlin, et al. (2002). Historical Literature and Cultural Studies. Wuhan: Hubei Dictionary Press. ISBN 7-5403-0512-6
  • Xu, Guanglie, "Wenxian Tongkao" ("Comprehensive Examination of Literature")[dead link]. Encyclopedia of China, 1st ed.

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