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China: Trade, Politics & Culture 1793-1980

This collection provides a variety of primary source materials in English relating to China and the West. Multiple perspectives representing the views of diplomats, missionaries, merchants, and travelers are provided. These cover key events from the earliest English embassy to the birth and early years of the People's Republic of China.

Document types include original manuscripts, periodicals, letters, diaries, photographs, and over 400 colour paintings, maps, and drawings by English and Chinese artists.

The trial of the above database will expire on 30 June, 2013, and it can only be accessed from on-campus computers.

Please also note that the download options for this database are not available during trials.