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HIEA 166: Creating Ming Histories: Other Web Resources

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

Other Web Resources

Art, Museum, and Audiovisual

National Palace Museum Online*

An image archive of treasures at the National Palace Museum in Taiwan; includes paintings, calligraphy, ceramics, jade, bronze, Buddhist antiques, etc.;interface available in traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese, English and Japanese


Getting started using ARTstor

Comprised of 300,000 digital images and their corresponding data and the tools to make active use of those images; includes many East Asian images

A Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization

Prepared by Patricia Buckley Ebrey; useful timeline and maps


China Historical GIS

A database of populated places and historical administrative units for the period of Chinese history between 221 BCE and 1911 CE.

Bibliographies and General Guides

Early China

The Internet Home of the Society for the Study of Early China (SSEC)

With useful bibliographic aides and E-texts

Internet Guide for Chinese Studies

The China WWW Virtual Library