Tuesday, November 18, 2008



Welcome to the Chinese History Research Site at UCSD

The reviews and essays section provides book reviews and critical essays on classics in the historiography of modern China (last updated January 2006).

The Cultural Revolution section provides book reviews and critical essays on the historiography of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976.

The sources section is a guide to English and Chinese materials relating to historical research on modern China.

The archives section provides information on Chinese local archives and also serves as a site for researchers to exchange information.

The bibliography section contains a list of English-language works on Qing, Republican, and PRC history. It was last updated July, 2001.

The links section contains a list of China-related web sites and provides quick access to the on-line catalogues of East Asian libraries throughout the world.

The Mao section contains critical essays on Mao: The Unknown Story by UCSD undergraduate students.

About UCSD is an introduction to the Modern Chinese History program at UCSD. It includes profiles of East Asian faculty as well as application contacts.

This site is maintained by graduate students in the Modern Chinese History program at UCSD.
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Chinese History
edited by Hanno E. Lecher
Last updated on 25 Dec 2006, 89 main entries

History: Top | East Asia | China | Hong Kong | Mongolia | Tibet | Taiwan | Singapore | Archaeology | Biographies

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WWW-VL History: China (Lynn Nelson, WWW-VL History, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA)
Language: English.
Description: The WWW-VL History is the oldest part of the WWW Virtual Library project, started in 1993 by Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the WWW. The subsection on Chinese History presents a well selected and well structured range of Western (mainly English) language resources. The WWW-VL History: China is a sister site of and complementary to the IGCS - History.
Site contents: (A) Research Tools: (1) Maps (Cities; Historical Maps; Gazetteers); (2) Language; (3) Bibliography; (4) Materials (Texts; Images; Sound; Journals; Publishers; Booksellers; Research Centers; Libraries; Museums; Biography; Associations); (5) Instruction; (B) Timelines; (C) History.
Added 20 Sep 2002 (HL), last revised 6 Jun 2003 (HL)

History: East Asia

Digital Archive for Chinese Studies (DACHS) (Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany)
Language: English.
Supplied note: "[... A] project aiming at capturing and archiving Internet resources reflecting public discourse in or about China that otherwise would be lost for future research. In contrast to the Internet Archive (http://www.archive.org/), DACHS should be able to more flexibly respond to events and issues relevant to the Chinese society. Download activities started in August 2001; so far [Jul 2003 - HL] we have collected about 630,000 files roughly corresponding to 9 GB in data. The collection includes Web sites, e-journals, films, snapshots of discussion boards, as well as hundreds of single documents. Topics covered are the 16th Party Congress of the CCP, China's and Taiwan's accession to the WTO, the September 11 terror attack, Falun gong, SARS, and many others. The digital archive is part of ChinaResource.org, a project of the Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg, financed by the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Foundation."
Site contents: (1) About DACHS (Introduction; Collection Policy; Legal Issues; Working Routines; Technical Infrastructure; Current Status); (2) Access (Metadata Search; Fulltext Search [under development - HL]; Table of Contents; Special Collections); (3) Publications; (4) Links; (5) Contact; (6) Management.
Added 24 Jul 2003 (HL)

史學連線 (History On-line) (Liu Zenggui 劉增貴, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan)
Language: Chinese (Big5).
Resource type: On-line guide.
Description: Contrary to the dates shown on the pages this site is still updated regularly. It contains a wealth of important starting points to on-line resources on Chinese and Taiwanese history. Not to be missed!
Site contents: (1) 史學機構 History Research Institutes; (2) 史網總表 Search Engines, Indices, and Mailinglists; (3) 中國史 Chinese History; (4) 世界史 World History; (5) 台灣史 Taiwan History; (6) 專 史 Topical History (General; Thought; Culture; Ethnics; Art; Music; Science; Astronomy; Architecture; Mathematics; Military Science; Women; Medicine; Religion; Economics); (7)博物館 Museums; (8) 圖書查詢 Libraries; (9) 電子文庫 Electronic Texts; (10) 全文檢索 Full-text databases; (11) 期刊雜誌 Periodicals; (12) 地理系統 Geographic Aids; (13) 搜索引擎 Search; (14) 史學論壇 Discussion Groups; (15) 史網偶拾 Miscellaneous.
Note: Frames capable browser needed!
Added/revised on 16 Nov 1999 (HL)

Internet East Asian History Sourcebook (Paul Halsall, Fordham University, New York, NY, USA)
Language: English.
Description: Collected by Paul Halsall, a historian at Fordham University, New York City, USA, this page offers access to a large selection of texts and images related to East Asian (esp. Chinese) history. Site contents: (1) Cultural Origins; (2) Religious Traditions; (3) Imperial China; (4) Traditional Japan; (5) Korea; (6) The Western Intrusion; (7) Japan as a World Power; (8) China's Disaster: 1840-1949; (9) China Since World War II; (10) Japan Since World War II; (11) Korea Since World War II; (12) Other East Asian Countries; (13) East Asian Genders and Sexualities; (14) Further Resources on East Asian History.
Note: Unfortunately, many links on this page are dead.
Added/revised on 14.02.1999 (HL)

Asia Crisis Homepage (Nouriel Roubini, Stern School of Business, New York University, USA)
Language: English.
Description: Supplied note: "Dr. Nouriel Roubini, Associate Professor of Economics and International Business at the Stern School of Business of the New York University, maintains an extensive homepage on the Asian economic crisis, as a part of his MBA Macroeconomics Course Page. It is one of the most extensive and comprehensive collection of data, analyses and hyperlinks on the subject." (Cited from the Asian Studies WWW Monitor, 26 Jan 1998).
Site contents: (1) Basic Readings and References on the Causes of the Crisis; (2) Global Effects, Regional and Systemic Contagion Analyses; (3) Country Analyses (Thailand, Hong Kong, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan, China, Japan); (4) The Debate on the Role of the IMF in the Crisis; (5) Will the Crisis Spread to Other Regions of the World?; (6) The Role of Financial Fragility and Systemic Risk; (7) Other Episodes of Fixed Exchange Rate Collapse in the 1990s; (8) The Debate on Fixed versus Flexible Exchange Rate; (9) Sources of Official Data and Reports; (10) News Sources."
Added/revised on 31.01.1998 (HL)

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