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China Culture and Society: Sources from The Wason Pamphlet Collection at Cornell University


The core of China: Culture and Society is the pamphlets held in the Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia housed in the Carl A. Kroch Library of Cornell University. Mostly in English and published between c. 1750 and 1929, and amounting to around 1,200 items in 220 bound volumes, these rare pamphlets form part of one of the deepest and most extensive collections of literature on China and the Chinese in the Western world and constitute a rich resource for scholars and teachers in numerous disciplines.

Provider: Adam Matthew Digital
Language: English
Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
Subject: History
Keyword: Cultural studies, Foreign Relations and Diplomacy, International Conflict and Invasion, Governance, Missionaries and Christianity, Faith and Philosophy, Language and Writing, Arts and Artefacts, Bibliographies, Education
Resource Type: Fulltext Database
Time Span: 1750 - 1929
Access: Subscription
Scope: Max Planck Society
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Usage Conditions: China Culture and Society
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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