China: From Empire to Republic enables you to delve into Chinese history with primary source articles, photos, and more from 1817 to 1949. Covering topics like the Opium Wars, Boxing Rebellion, and Christian missions, this database is ideal for studying Chinese history and culture.
Titles of interest include:
- The China Year Book, published from 1912 to 1939, provided information to Westerners about each year’s events and goings-on in China.
- Bulletin of the Catholic University of Peking, with nine volumes published between 1926 and 1934, contains documents on the development of the institution and the study of Chinese culture.
- Study the mission movement and its influences on Western relations with and perceptions of China in The Chinese Recorder, produced by Protestant missionaries for 72 years (1867-1941).