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Area Studies: China and Southeast Asia


The collection contains a varied array of records of traders, travellers, missionaries and diplomats, from the mid-seventeenth century to the late twentieth century, offering Western perspectives on all aspects of Chinese culture and society. Highlights include:

* British government records covering economic development in China and its neighbours, 1950-1980
* Correspondence from the Macartney Embassy, the first British diplomatic mission to China, 1892-94
* The diaries, notebooks and published writings of Rewi Alley (1897-1987), New Zealand educator and industrial organiser in communist China

Collections Included:
Provider: Adam Matthew Digital
Language: English
Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
Subject: History
Resource Type: Fulltext Database
Time Span: 1750 - 1990
Access: Subscription
Scope: Max Planck Society
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Usage Conditions: Area Studies: China and Southeast Asia
Advanced by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG): Germany-wide access

The Germany-wide access to this database is enabled by the advancement of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and organized by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
Geographical Coverage: China, Southeast Asia