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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

ARTstor*

http://library.artstor.org/library/welcome.html

Getting started using ARTstor http://orpheus.ucsd.edu/slide/artsh.html

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

http://depts.washington.edu/chinaciv/

Prepared by Patricia Buckley Ebrey; useful timeline and maps

Geographic

China Historical GIS

http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~chgis/

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

http://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/earlychina/

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

http://sun.sino.uni-heidelberg.de/igcs/

The China WWW Virtual Library