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HIEA 166: Creating Ming Histories: Primary Sources

This is a guide to library resources on the Ming dynasty, including online catalogs, research tools, and select article databases

Primary Sources

Click here for a description of what a primary source is

Online Guide to Primary Sources

Created by UCSD's Social Sciences & Humanities Library, this online guide will help you find online primary sources!

Internet History Sourcebooks Project

Huge collections of well-organized primary texts, including Internet East Asian History Sourcebook

Silk Road Narratives

Historical letters and accounts of the Silk Road in Chinese history

UC Press e-Books

Primary sources can often be found (hyperlinked) in the bibliographies or footnotes of these scholarly e-books

You can also try a Google Scholar search with your topic keywords and the word "primary source" in quotations

And, check out these ROGER search tips to find primary sources