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China Data Online [via ACMR]
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China Data Online is the primary data source for China studies. It includes (1) China Statistical Databases; and (2) China Census Databases; It provides easy access to the various statistical yearbooks published by the National Bureau of Statistics of China, comprehensive statistics, and Census data of economy and population at national, provincial, city, county, and even township levels.
China Doctoral Dissertation & Masters’ Theses
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This database offers an unparalleled look into the academic research of China’s most prestigious institutions. CDMD is the most comprehensive, highest quality database of dissertations and theses from China, representing nearly 500 PhD-granting institutions and over 775 masters-granting institutions, including the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and the Chinese Academy of Agriculture, among others. The theses and dissertations are available in Chinese, with an interface in English.
China Geo-Explorer II [via All China Marketing Research]
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Demographic and business data, maps and reports for Mainland China at various administrative levels, and access to efficient data integration for spatial and non-spatial data (custom radii, administrative units, spatial boundaries).
Related links: Geo-Explorer User's Guide
China, America and the Pacific [via Adam Matthew]
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A full-text collection containing "an extensive range of archival material connected to the trading and cultural relationships that emerged between China, America and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries. [It includes] Manuscript sources, rare printed texts, visual images, objects and maps"
Chinese in California, 1850-1920

This website offers a topical approach to the material presented in the Chinese in California digital archive.

Visit the Online Archive of California to see a guide to the full collection, including linked digital images:

https://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt5p3019m2/

Chinese in California, 1850-1925 [via OAC]

“The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth century Chinese immigration to California through about 8,000 images and pages of primary source materials. Included are photographs, original art, cartoons and other illustrations; letters, excerpts from diaries, business records, and legal documents; as well as pamphlets, broadsides, speeches, sheet music, and other printed matter.”  Some of this material is available online.

Chinese Newspaper Collection (1832 – 1953) [via ProQuest]
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NOTE: Available through Spring 2022. This newspaper is among a group of resources that are available for a limited time. Some of them will become a permanent part of the UCDavis library collections based on interest and use.---------This is a collection of 22 full- and partial-run English language newspapers. Most were published in Shanghai, the remainder from Guangzhou and Beijing.
Chinese Painting and Calligraphy [via Seattle Art Museum]
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The Museum's "collection of 152 Chinese painting and calligraphy has never been studied in depth and is heretofore largely unpublished. For the first time, it is being introduced and made universally accessible through this newly developed online catalogue, which features thoughtful and provocative essays about major works by renowned scholars, with high-resolution, zoom-able images of the works of art, and thorough documentation—including transcriptions and translations of inscriptions and colophons, and seals which are transcribed, identified and located."
Chinese Pamphlets: Political communication and mass education in the early period of the People’s Republic of China [via CRL]

Mass education materials published in Hong Kong and in Mainland China, particularly Shanghai, in the years 1947-1954. These cartoon books, pamphlets, postcards and magazines, on topics such as foreign threats to Chinese security, Chinese relations with the Soviet Union, industrial and agricultural production, and marriage reform, were produced by both Kuomintang (Nationalist) and Gongchantang (Communist) supporters. Mostly in Chinese, but SOME PAMPHLETS ARE TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH.

Tags: China, History