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View Resource UCSD Modern Chinese History Research Site

This bibliography, compiled by Brent Irivin of the University of California, San Diego History Department, is more extensive than the modest title suggests. The site is organized by era, each of which is divided into subjects. The bibliography covers the early Qing period to the People's Republic, but is strongest for the late Qing and Republican periods.
View Resource Five New Open Books from the National Academies Press: Growing Populations, Changing Landscapes; Studies from India, China, and the United States

Several new and forthcoming books published by the National Academies Press (NAP) can now be read online through NAP's OpenBook feature, that allows readers to view full text of books (.html).
View Resource Chinese Space Program

China will soon make history by sending the first Chinese man to space. Scheduled for sometime in 2003, it will be the first step toward China's highly ambitious plans for space exploration. The China National Space Administration Web site (1) has a detailed description of the country's space policy. Aerospace China, a journal published online by the administration, has information on space...
View Resource Chinese Mathematics

The School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of St. Andrews Scotland offers this website on the history of Chinese Mathematics. Key features highlighted in the overview include: a discussion of the Chinese version of Pythagoras's theorem, a famous Chinese mathematics book commonly known as the Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art, and the work of several Chinese mathematicians....
View Resource Ancient China

This excellent interactive site, produced by the British Museum, contains a wealth of information about ancient China. Explorers can follow any of five links that cover major sections of the website, including Crafts and Artisans, Geography, and Tombs and Ancestors. Each section contains historical information in the topical area and Story, Explore and Challenge links. The Challenge links are...
View Resource China Digital Times

Created and maintained by the Berkeley China Internet Project, the China Digital Times (CDT) is a "collaborative news website covering China's social and political transition and its emerging role in the world." With their outstanding team of editors and media specialists, the CDT should be considered one of the most compelling sites covering important news and developments across China. Much like...