China Database and Resources


Chinese Text Project (Ctext)

The largest database of pre-modern Chinese texts, Ctext allows for users to search and interact with the texts in multiple ways.

Database on the History of Contemporary Chinese Political Movement

Includes Chinese Anti-Rightist Campaign Database (1957- ), Chinese Great Leap Forward and Great Famine Database (1958-1962), Database of the Chinese Political Campaigns in the 1950s: from Land reform to State-Private Partnership, 1949-1956. Requires a library subscription

Scripta Sinica

Scripta Sinica allows searching broad selection of Chinese historical, literary, philosophical, and religious texts. Created by the Academia Sinica Computing Centre in Taiwan.

ERUDITION: Chinese Ancient Books

One of the most comprehensive database for pre-modern sources from China, from pre-Qin to the Republican period. Contains over 10,000 titles.

China Historical Newspapers Online (1832-1953)

Twenty-two of the most influential English-language newspapers published in China between 1832 and 1953. Titles include: North China Herald (1850-1941), The China Press (1925-1938), China Critic (1939-1946), China Weekly Review (1917-1953), Chinese Recorder (1868-1940), Chinese Repository (1832-1851), Peking Gazette (1915-1917), Peking Leader (1918-1919), Shanghai Times (1914-1921), Shanghai Gazette (1914-1921), Canton Times (1919-1920), etc.

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