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The links below may provide useful information and further links, when exploring in the field of China and Chinese area studies.
- Asia for Educators (Columbia University)
- A Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization (by Patricia Ebrey)
- UCLA-Internet Resources for Chinese Studies
- H-PRC: H-Net Humanities and Social Sciences Online on the People's Republic of China
- A Universal Guide for China Studies--Chinaknowledge
- China Institute Learning Materials & Resources
- Collection of Asia & the Pacific by Australian National University
- Academia Sinica: traditional and electronic collections on China studies, information on current research.
- Education about Asia: Association for Asian Studies
- Key Issues in Asian Studies: Association for Asian Studies
- The China WWW Virtual Library: Internet Guide for Chinese Studies: Descriptions of and links to a wide range of resources dealing with China
- China Watch by the Washington Post
- New York Times Sinosphere: Insight, Analysis and Conversation about Chinese Culture, Media and Politics
- The International Dunhuang Project: The Silk Road Online: international collaboration to make information and images of all manuscripts, paintings, textiles and artifacts from Dunhuang and archaeological sites of the Eastern Silk Road.
- Central Intelligence Agency: China: geography, people and society, government, economy, energy, and more.
- East Asian History-Online Sourcebook (Fordham University)
- Chinese History-Timelines and Maps (by Ulrich Theobald)
- Timeline of Chinese History
- Classical Historiography for Chinese History (by Benjamin Elman)
- An Illustrated History of the Communist Party of China
- The China Historical Geographic Information System by Harvard University: a free database of placenames and historical administrative units for the Chinese Dynasties.
Journals and Publications
- Journal of Chinese Studies
- A Scholarly Review of Chinese Studies in North America: Association for Asian Studies
- Gender Issues in Traditional China: Oxford Bibliographies
- Electronic Journal Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
- Publications by the Association for Asian Studies
- Directory of Open Access Journals to search in your interested fields
- Directory of Open Access Books
- Open DOAR: The Directory of Open Access Repositories
- Archive.org: eBooks and Texts internet Archive: Internet archive and open library, fully accessible books and texts.
- The National Academies Press: download by chapters or books
- OAIster: Find the Pearls: scholarly publications from universities all over the world
- Asia Past & Present: Publications by the Association for Asian Studies
- Modern Chinese Literature and Culture Resource Center (Ohio State University)
- Primary Source Document with Questions (DBQs): Excerpts from Admonitions for Women by Ban Zhao, Asia for Educators/Columbia University
- Greenhalgh, Susan. (1977). "Bound Feet, Hobbled Lives." Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies 2:1 (Spring 1977), pp. 7-21
Museums and Libraries
- National Central Library: access to library catalogs and databases.
- National Library of China/National Digital Library of China
- World Digital Library: cultural treasures from around the world in one site
- Digital Collections of Sources for Chinese Studies: FOREAST (Free Open Resources for East Asian Studies): The Internet East Asian Library
- C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University Libraries
- Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler Museums: Harvard Art Museums: devoted to Asian art and searchable by keyword, title, artist, etc.
- The Smithsonian's Museums of Asian Art
- Harvard-Yenching Library--Asia Collections
- Smithsonian Freer-Sackler Museum of Asian Art
- Sydney D. Gamble Photographs: Digital Collections by Duke University Libraries
- The Hedda Morrison Photographs of China, 1933-1946, Harvard College Library
- Ling long Women's Magazine, Columbia University Libraries: one of the most complete collection outside China.
- Chinese Propaganda Posters by Chinese Posters Foundation: over 1,500 Chinese propaganda poster from the collections of the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, and Stefan R. Landsberger (University of Amsterdam, Leiden University).
- Visualizing Cultures, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Religions and Philosophies
- Six Chinese Classics: A. Charles Muller, University of Tokyo
- Essential Readings on Chinese Philosophy, Compiled by Bryan W. Van Norden
- Chinese Philosophical Etext Project: Wesleyan University
- Confucius Resources, China Institute
- Confucius Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara
- Resources on Buddhism by Society for the Study of Chinese Religions
- The Zen Site: Teachings, Essays, Academic sites & Journals, and more.
- International Research Institute for Zen Buddhism--Hanazono University, Kyoto
- On the Theravada Buddhist Tradition--Access to Insight
- Research Guide for Chinese Studies, Harvard Library: access to digitization projects, other databases, media sources, and much more
- Census and Statistics Department: The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
- China Data Online: The most comprehensive database on statistics of China
- World Bank Open Knowledge Repository: includes studies, journal articles, books, etc. from the World Bank Economic Review and World Bank Research Observer, WB annual reports
- UNdata: free data access to UN statistical databases, containing over 60 million data points and covering a wide range of themes from agriculture, crime, education to energy, environment, and industry
- The World Bank's Open Data Initiative: comprehensive set of data on living standards around the globe, including 2,000 indicators
Suggested Links from the Institute
- China's Cultural Revolution in Memories: The CR/10 Project in the Digital Collection of the University of Pittsburg: This collection contains video interviews with people who experienced China’s Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). The CR/10 (Cultural Revolution: 10) Project also includes interviews with young Chinese people born after the Cultural Revolution, who discuss how they learned of this historical incident.