Research Databases

China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980

Description Unique manuscript material relating to the activities and observations of British and American diplomats, missionaries, business people and tourists in China from 1793 to 1980, together with rare periodicals, colour paintings, maps, photographs and drawings. All of the printed materials (including the typescript records of Chinese Maritime Customs officials) have been double-keyed and are full-text searchable. All of the manuscript material has been indexed to provide ready accessibility for students by person, place and subject. An interactive map encourages searches by city and region. There is no overlap with material published in ‘China and the West: The Maritime Customs Service Archive: From the Second Historical Archives, Nanjing, China’.
Subjects History, Pacific and Asian, Primary Source
Subscription Subscription
Alumni Access Yes
Open Access No

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