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How do you cite Chinese names MLA style?

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Chinese names are normally written with the surname first (what is usually referred to as the last name in English). When citing a paper by a Chinese author in MLA or any other citation style, treat the surname as you would an English last name. You will write the first in your reference list, and use for in-text citations instead of transcribing it.

For example, "Evolution of European Missionaries' Views on Chinese Medicine" by Tao Feiya is cited as:

Tao, Feiya. "The Evolution Of European Missionaries' Views On Chinese Medicine." Chinese Studies In History 46.2 (2012): 58-87. Academic Search Premier. Web. 19 Sept. 2013.
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