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East Asian Studies

Liaison librarian

  • Macy [dot] Zheng [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-5550
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

China

Sources for Background Information

Core and Additional Databases

Primary Sources

  • Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers Including news on China between 1800-1900.
  • Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers Including news on China between 1800-1860.
  • North China Herald Principal English newspaper published in Shanghai, China during the so called "treaty century"(1842-1943), when the Great Western Powers established a strong presence in China.
  • Chinese Recorder This collection answers a need for clear, intelligible and informative English-language sources relating to China and the West, 1793-1980, which can be accessed online and used in the classroom or in course packs. Also ideal for independent projects on almost any aspect of Chinese history during the two centuries of monumental social and political upheaval that ultimately recreated China into a modern power.
  • China: Trade, Politics and Culture 1793-1980 This collection meets the need for intelligible and informative English-language sources relating to China and the West, 1793-1980. It Includes almost any aspect of Chinese modern history during the two centuries of monumental social and political upheaval that ultimately recreated China into a modern power, with manuscripts encompassing events from the earliest English embassy to the birth and early years of the People’s Republic.
  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online Including many files such as manuscripts, maps, photos, monographs, images on Asia and the West, and cultural and diplomatic exchange.

 

Selected Internet Sites

Accessible to anyone with an Internet connection.

General

 

China (Internet Resources)

 

Other Resources

Newspapers

China

Taiwan

Hong Kong

East Asian Electronic Journals

Electronic texts

East Asian Libraries and Organizations in Canada & US

Canada

United States

Organizations

Library Guides

Liaison librarian

  • Macy [dot] Zheng [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-5550
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Japan

Sources for Background Information

Core and Additional Databases

Primary Sources

 

Selected Internet Sites

Accessible to anyone with an Internet connection.

General

Japan (Internet Resources)

 

Other Resources

Newspapers

 

East Asian Electronic Journals

Electronic texts

Japanese

East Asian Libraries and Organizations in Canada & US

Canada

United States

Organizations

Liaison librarian

  • Macy [dot] Zheng [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-5550
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Korea

Sources for Background Information

Searching the Library Catalogue

Use the basic word(s) anywhere or advanced keyword search in the library catalogue. You can search using words like - Canada, Canad?, histor?, etc.

Core and Additional Databases

Primary Sources

Selected Internet Sites

Accessible to anyone with an Internet connection.

General

Korea (Internet Resources)

Other Resources

Newspapers

Korea

East Asian Electronic Journals

East Asian Libraries and Organizations in Canada & US

Canada

United States

Organizations

Liaison librarian

  • Macy [dot] Zheng [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-5550
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Other East Asia

Sources for Background Information

Searching the Library Catalogue

Use the basic word(s) anywhere or advanced keyword search in the library catalogue. You can search using words like - Canada, Canad?, histor?, etc.

Core and Additional Databases

Primary Sources

  • Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers Including news on China between 1800-1900.
  • Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers Including news on China between 1800-1860.
  • North China Herald Principal English newspaper published in Shanghai, China during the so called "treaty century"(1842-1943), when the Great Western Powers established a strong presence in China.
  • Chinese Recorder This collection answers a need for clear, intelligible and informative English-language sources relating to China and the West, 1793-1980, which can be accessed online and used in the classroom or in course packs. Also ideal for independent projects on almost any aspect of Chinese history during the two centuries of monumental social and political upheaval that ultimately recreated China into a modern power.
  • China: Trade, Politics and Culture 1793-1980 This collection meets the need for intelligible and informative English-language sources relating to China and the West, 1793-1980. It Includes almost any aspect of Chinese modern history during the two centuries of monumental social and political upheaval that ultimately recreated China into a modern power, with manuscripts encompassing events from the earliest English embassy to the birth and early years of the People’s Republic.
  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online Including many files such as manuscripts, maps, photos, monographs, images on Asia and the West, and cultural and diplomatic exchange.

 

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