A multidisciplinary database for peer-reviewed journals, newspapers and magazines, and some trade publications.
Citations for western-language monographs, articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on all parts of Asia. 1971-Present.
Scholarship (articles, books, dissertations and book reviews) about world history from 1450 CE - present. Does not include United States or Canadian history.
Early records of life and society of Japan, 1856-1925, by Edward Sylvester Morse (1838-1925). Includes dairies, correspondence, photos, scrapebooks, records of publications and lectures.
The oldest currently published Japanese American newspaper, from 1904-2018, with a link to current issues. In Japanese and English; mostly in Japanese before 1947 and mostly in English since 1947. Suspended publication during the internment of Japanese American citizens from 1942-1945.
Digital versions of 6 rare journals published in and outside of China before 1911.
A collection of primary source documents from 1420-1920 covering world exploration. Documents include diaries and journals, manuscripts, maps, scientific papers & surveys , logbooks, documents, film and audio.
AM Explorer provides access to all of primary sources collections from the publisher Adam Matthew. These include collections from European History, US History, Asian History, Religious Studies, African History, Latin American History, Middle Eastern History, English Literature, and Economic history.
Archival materials such as manuscripts, rare books, visual images, objects and maps documenting the cultural and trading relationships between America, China and the Pacific region, 18th-early 20th centuries. Themes include: Old China Trade (roughly 1783-1844); Early commercial development of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Salem, Providence, Baltimore; Maritime routes between East and West Coasts (before overland trails); Development of Hawaii as key American trading post before annexation; Chinese-American cultural exchange (including 19th century Chinese immigration); Commodities of the China trade; Fur Trade in Northwest Pacific; Diplomacy and politics of America and the Far East.
Primary documents such as addresses and speeches, annual reports,Guides and manuals, meeting minutes, notes and records, etc. that record various aspects of Chinese culture and society, 1750-1929. Themes include Chinese diaspora; foreign presence in China; foreign relations and diplomacy; international conflict and invasion; missionaries and Christianity; opium: trade, consumption, policy; rebellion and revolution; language and writing; arts and artefacts, literature, poetry, folklore, etc.
Digitized microfilm collection.
Digitized versions of 152 of the 180 issues from The Customs’ Gazette, which provided quarterly reports on trade as ordered by the Inspector General of Customs of China.
All digitized issues of this main news source for English missionaries in China between 1867 -1941.
Searchable metadata and full-image reproductions of the South Korean newspaper,1920-present, in PDF format. Recent editions also have searchable full text.
Digitized reports, studies, and surveys about China prepared for the Department of State from 1941-1947.
Digitized reports, studies, and surveys about Japan prepared for the Department of State from 1941-1947.
Digitized reports, studies, and surveys about Korea prepared for the Department of State from 1941-1947.
Covering 1600-1947, primary source documents from the British East Indian Office, including Charter, Commission reports, correspondence, diaries, financial documents, legal documents, and inventories.
Covering 1492-1969, documents from the UK Archives and many other institutions, including exploration journals and logs, letter books and correspondence, government papers, missionary papers, travel writing, slave papers, memoirs, fiction, folk tales, marketing poster and maps.
Correspondence, treaties, travel accounts and books from 1475 to 1874 on the relations and interactions between Europe and the Ottoman Empire. Languages include English, French, German, Ottoman Turkish, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian and Latin.
Includes correspondence, reports, and maps related to U.S. consular activities in Germany's Pacific colonies and German-leased territories in China.
Covering China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Includes diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, maps, reports of court cases, biographies of leading personalities, summaries of events. In six parts: 1919-1929: Kuomintang, CCP and the Third International; 1930-1937: The Long March, civil war in China and the Manchurian Crisis; 1938-1948: Open Door, Japanese war and the seeds of communist victory; 1949-1956: The Communist revolution; 1957-1966: The Great Leap Forward; 1967-1980: The Cultural Revolution.
Documents from 1947-1980, covering documents from the British Foreign Office (later the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) including reports, diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, maps , photographs, minutes of meetings, and statistical tables.
Coverage of British Foreign Office files dealing with Japan, 1919-1952. In three parts: Japanese Imperialism and the War in the Pacific, 1931-1945;
Occupation of Japan, 1946-1952; Japan and Great Power Status, 1919-1930. Includes diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, maps, summaries of events.
Documents, covering documents from the British Foreign Office (later the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) including reports, diplomatic dispatches, economic analyses, correspondence, maps , photographs, minutes of meetings, and statistical tables.
Complete digitized records of the Marshall mission, including reports by U.S. obsevers from the military front and minutes of Marshall's meetings prepared by U.S. advisers.
Digitized documents pertaining to Germany's relations with China during the interwar period.
Digitized books and magazines. Full-text available of out-of-copyright works. To download as a PDF, click Log In button and select your college.
Scholarship (articles, books, proceedings, dissertations and book reviews) about the history of science, technology and medicine.
Covering 1615 – 1947, from the founding of East India Company to the independence of India and Pakistan, this manuscript collection includes diaries, journals, official and private papers, letters, sketches, paintings, and original Indian histories and literary documents.
Digitized documentation on a wide variety of topics relating to Japanese internal affairs, including special reports on political and military affairs, legal documents, diplomatic correspondence, and socioeconomic statistics.
Full text of oldest English-language newspaper in Korea, 1956-2016
Chinese newspaper published in China, late 19th century - 1949. Reflecting Chinese life, culture, and politics throughout the collapse of the Qing Dynasty, the years of provisional government and civil war, and the birth of the People’s Republic. Including 華北新報，實報，東南日報，立報，鉄報，時事新報，新申報，群力報，中央日報，新華日報，武漢日報，大公晚報，西南日報.
Books in many English and in other European languages from the second half of the 15th Century to the Early 20th Century.
Documents, mostly from 1800-1924, for the study of immigration from Great Britain, Ireland, continental Europe and Asia to the Americas and Australasia. Documents include books, newspapers, maps, shipping papers, ship plans, correspondence, ephemera, reports, manuscripts, maps, and postcards. Also included are oral histories.
Minutes of all meetings held by the Board of Directors from July 1854 to December 1943, covering topics ranging from infrastructure to taxation.
The official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party. Contains government policy information and resolutions as well as major domestic and international news, 1946-present. Full text searchable and browsable. Original layout of the newspaper browsable and presented in image format.
Dossier files from the Special Branch of the Shanghai Municipal Police.
Collection of the 6 principal MID files relating to conditions in China from 1918 - 1941 as well as documents contained in MID records created by other U.S. government agencies and foreign governments.
Dispatches from diplomatic and consular officials from the U.S. Department of State and memoranda and correspondence from other government departments, private firms, and individuals regarding relations between the United States and China and China and other states.
Includes two sets of digitized records: FEC's official policy statements and primary materials on which statements were based.
Digital documentation of the formation of the Council, its role in the development of U.S.-China trade, and the Council’s library holdings relating to China’s trade and economy.
Inter and intra-departmental records relating to internal political affairs of China and U.S. foreign policy toward China. Also contains a "Top Secret File" from the Office of Chinese Affairs.
Briefing books, correspondence, memoranda, policy papers, reports, statistics, and other records from the Office of the Country Director for the Republic of China during the years 1951 and 1978.
Reviews of Chinese press and translations of radio broadcasts from the Chinese Civil War.
Full-text classics of Chinese history, literature, philosophy, and religion. Compiled by the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica in Taiwan. Search or browse subjects and titles using the traditional Chinese siku classification.
Notifications, departmental reports, letters from readers, meeting minutes, municipal budget, revenue reports, financial statements, and policies formulated by the council.
Digital collection covering U.S.-China relations in the post-Cold War Era, 1989 Tiananmen Square demonstrations, China's human rights issues, and resumption of World Bank loans to China in July 1990.
Video testimonies in 41 languages by survivors and witnesses of genocide. Some include transcripts. To use without creating an account, click "continue as guest"
Includes documents related to the Habsburg Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the British, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, and United States Empires, and settler societies in the United States, New Zealand and Australia.
Documents relating to over 200 World’s Fairs from the Chrystal Palace in London to Montreal’s Expo ’67. Documents include artifacts, catalogs, diaries, government reports, periodicals, plans, pamphlets, postcards, programs, books, official records, and photographs and slides. Documents from the entire world, with a majority from Northern Europe, North America, Australia and East Asia.
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