Sites to purchase Ancient Chinese works (books/dvds)

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Kongde
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Sites to purchase Ancient Chinese works (books/dvds)

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As title states, I'm looking for a good website to purchase a lot of Chinese works. Surely there must be more than ebay and amazon - right? Preferably, I am looking for beginning Han (Liu Bang) to end of Jin Dynasty (420AD) stuff. TV series, DVDs, books, movies, etc.

Is there such a site that exists, or must you simply try your luck with Amazon or ebay? I have actually seen Best Buy carry certain TV series box sets and movies from this time period, tho they are never in plenty
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I've only ever used amazon, often if you're patient and check regularly you can get some amazing deals! For example I got Empresses and Consorts for £9 whereas right now it is £47.25 and a few months it was over a £100. The other place I've bought books from is ProQuest Dissertations when I've wanted someones Master's or PHD thesis. Like that link will take you too Leban's one on Cao Cao.
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Re: Sites to purchase Ancient Chinese works (books/dvds)

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It’s been a few years, but I have a suggestion!

I’ve bought quite a few Chinese dramas from YesAsia. For DVDs, make sure you get ones that will work in your region (unless you have a region-free player).

They’ve always shipped incredibly quickly for me and they often have clearances/sales on their DVDs.
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Abebooks is a great place to look for obscure books. Every now and then I've found something on there I've not been able to locate anywhere else!
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