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China -- History

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View Resource The Hedda Morrison Photographs of China, 1933-1946

Founded in 1928, the Harvard-Yenching Library is the largest university library devoted to East Asian research in the Western world. All told, the library's collections currently stand at over a million volumes. This particular online archive holds over 5,000 photographs and 10,000 negatives taken by Hedda Morrision while she resided in Beijing from 1933 to 1946. Mrs. Morrison later mounted the...
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 Mathematics of the Chinese Calendar

A mathematics professor from UC Berkeley, currently on sabbatical and at the National University of Singapore, has posted this information about the Mathematics of the Chinese Calendar. Professor Helmer Aslaksen gives some background on why he has developed this webpage, noting that "Chinese New Year is the main holiday of the year for more than one quarter of the world's population; very few...
View Resource Chinese Anti-Malaria Posters

The U.S. National Library of Medicine has digitized their collection of Chinese anti-malaria posters that were disseminated throughout China from the 1950s to the 1970s, when over 30 million people were afflicted with malaria. Visitors should check out the "Introduction" link to learn about the focus of the posters, most of which dealt with prevention techniques, such as eliminating mosquito...
View Resource Beijing Through Sidney Gamble's Camera

As secretary for the Beijing YMCA, Sidney Gamble made three trips to China between 1917 and 1932. During these visits, this Princeton-educated sociologist photographed such pivotal events as the Thanksgiving celebrations following the end of World War I and Sun Yat-sen's funeral. Duke University's thought-provoking exhibit presents dozens of Gamble's photographs, along with erudite essays...