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East & Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
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History of Modern China (1840-1949): Late Qing & the Republican Eras
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Background Notes to Fanshen William Hinton on the writing of his classic, Fanshen: A Documentary of Revolution in A Chinese Village (Monthly Review, Oct. 2003)
China: Exploring the Interior, 1903-1904 Exhibition of R. Harvey Sargent's photos of the land & people of early 20th century North China, with explanatory captions
China Through the Stereoscope at the Time of the Boxer Uprising James Ricalton's 1901 book in 2000 online revised & enlarged edition by Jim Zwick, with stereoscopic images of various regions of China
China um 1900 in den Augen der Zeit (mainly in German) China around 1900 in contemporary sources, including numerous images
Chinese Maritime Customs Project "collaborative venture between historians at Bristol and Cambridge Universities and archivists and researchers at the Second Historical Archives of China in Nanjing (SHAC)": bibliographies; China coast family history; discussion board; links
Court Life In China Etext version of 1909 book by Isaac Taylor Headland, husband of physician to to the family of the Empress Dowager's mother & other court ladies
Early Sino-Soviet Relations After the October Revolution十月革命後的早期中蘇關係 (in Chinese) Paper by Li Jiagu 李嘉谷, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (21st Century Net Edition, June 2004)
Eclectic Bits of Chinese History Links to Phil Abbey's pages on flags of China, Shanghai municipal council, treaty ports & extraterritoriality, & the U.S. navy's gunboats in China, & to external sites
The Eight-power Allied Forces Through Foreigners' Camera From China Internet Information Center: text & photos with captions on the Allied invasion of China in response to the Boxer uprising in 1900 & the Protocol of 1901
Enter the Dragon Virtual tour of "An Exhibition Documenting the History of China during the Twentieth Century" at Stanford University
Fairbank Chinese History Library: Republican Era (1912-1949) Section of Rob Gray's virtual library of Chinese history: articles, maps, images, sounds
General Introduction to the Establishment of the Legal System An essay on the foundations & changes of the Chinese legal system
The Hedda Morrison Photographs of China, 1933-1946 Searchable collection of some 5000 photographs at the Harvard-Yenching Library
Historical Chinese Postcard Project: 1896 - 1920 Searchable database of images serving as "a reference and research instrument for scholars and students of the period" & hosted by the Institut d'Asie Orientale (IAO) in Lyon, France
Kunming's Colonial Legacy Photos taken by French consul Auguste Franois in 1904, with commentary
Ling Lung Women's Magazine 1931 to 1937 Digital version of a Shanghai weekly "encouraging women to advance toward the good life through socially high-minded entertainment"
'Little Journeys to the Great War': The East in the West Contemporaneous accounts of the Chinese labor corps in the First World War, from Great War books & magazines
May Fourth: Some Fin-de-Sicle Reflections Leo Ou-fan Lee's essay in Harvard Asia Quarterly (Summer 1999)
Mission Education as a Community Effort in Early Twentieth-Century North China John R. Stanley's paper on "attempts by Chinese Christian educators to claim more power and play an active role in the development of the Christian mission education" (Asia Pacific: Perspectives, Dec. 2004; PDF format)
Moscow's Financial Support to the Chinese Communist Party from 1920s to 1940s: Part 1; Part 2 (in Chinese) Yang Kui-song's study based on archival materials recently made available (21st Century Net Edition, June & July 2004)
Peter & Edith Chang Papers Finding aid for the collection of papers of Zhang Xueliang & his wife, held at Columbia University's Rare Book & Manuscript Library
The Role of German Missionaries in Post-Boxer North China Lydia Gerber's paper on "political interaction between German Protestant missionaries and Chinese local elite during the first decade of the twentieth century" (Asia Pacific: Perspectives, Dec. 2004; PDF format)
Content-Rich Shanghai in Images Collaboration between Institute of East Asian Studies (Lyon), Center for Chinese Studies (Berkeley) & ECAI: a historic photographic database centered on Shanghai but "engaged in a constant process of enrichment and enlargement, notably by extension to include large Chinese cities and more diverse aspects of life in China before 1949"
Shanghai Municipal Police (SMP) Robert Bickers' working database of European & a few Chinese & Japanese members of the SMP, 1854-1943
Content-Rich Tales of Old Shanghai "a hyperlinked collage of words & images": places in old Shanghai; old maps; people; cultures; business; 19th century; 20th century; bibliography; news clippings; law, order, & administration
Time Person of the Year Archive: Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek, 1937 From Jan. 3, 1938 issue of Time
Virtual Shanghai "a research and resource platform on the history of Shanghai from the mid-nineteenth century to nowadays ... : essays, original documents, photographies, and maps," edited by Christian Henriot, Institut d'Asie Orientale, Lyon 2 University
Women's Magazines from the Republican Period at the Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg Introduction to women's magazines as shapers of the image of the New Woman & "indicators of some of the rapid changes in Chinese society at the time," with bibliography
Yangtze Patrol: American Naval Forces in China: A Selected, Partially-Annotated Bibliography Compiled by Mike Hanson, Naval Postgraduate School
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