China and the Modern World


Formerly titled China from Empire to Republic.

China and the Modern World is a multi-module digitization and publishing program that documents China’s transformation from an imperial dynasty into a modern republic. Consisting of monographs, manuscripts, periodicals, correspondence and letters, photos, and other kinds of historical documents, these collections provide excellent primary source material for the understanding and research of the various aspects of China during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection contains missionary, academic, and literary periodicals in English published in or about China. Collection of 17 English-language periodicals published in or about China during a period of over 130 years, extending from 1817 until the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949.

Coverage Dates: 
1817 - 1949
Gale Cengage Learning