China, Trade, Politics & Culture, 1793-1980

China, Trade, Politics & Culture, 1793-1980
Coverage:1793-1980
Description:

This primary sources database provides a wide variety of original English-language source material relating to China and the West, 1793-1980. Includes manuscripts encompassing events from the earliest English embassy to the birth and early years of the People’s Republic, key documents relating to the Chinese Maritime Customs service, original reports of the Amherst and Macartney embassies, letters relating to the first Opium War, survivors' descriptions of the Boxer War, diaries and personal photographs, extensive and fully searchable runs of missionary periodicals, over 400 colour paintings, maps and drawings by English and Chinese artists, as well as countless photographs, sketches and ephemeral items, depicting Chinese people, places, customs and events.

Publisher:Adam Matthew Digital
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Alternative:China, trade, politics and culture, 1793-1980
Subjects:History