China: Trade, Politics & Culture

Access primary source, English-language materials on China’s relations with the world from the late 18th century through the mid 20th century. Papers, reports, and correspondence of diplomatic missions to China from the earliest contacts through the Nixon-era; records of the governing body of foreign trade with China (Chinese Maritime Customs Service); missionary periodicals detailing religious and cultural contacts; personal papers, diaries, and correspondence; maps, illustrations, and photographs. Search by keyword or advanced search; limit by document type, region, or date. Contextual essays and a video introduction provide additional information. Primary Source.